Following the 57th Presidential Inauguration of United States, a renewed focus has been placed on President Barack Obama’s foreign policy due to changes in the cabinet and the US’ strategic approach. Many believe China policy will play a higher role in Obama’s second term.
Ruan Zongze analyzes the prospects for constructive Sino-US relations & explains “New Type of Major Country Relations”.
From pivots to rebalancing, Steve Orlins explains that the United State has lost “Innumerable opportunities” to coordinate with China. Now, as both nations appoint new leaders days apart from one another, Orlins describes why the Obama administration should support China’s reformers.
Rather than leading the American public with reasoned ideas about foreign economic policy, both presidential candidates have chosen to reinforce increasingly worrisome trends in U.S. public opinion. Dan McDowell argues that 2012 is not the time for irresponsible China-bashing in American politics.
"Great power" is a vague term, but China deserves it by any measure: the extent and strategic location of its territory, the size and dynamism of its population, the value and growth rate of its economy, the massive size of its share of global trade, and the strength of its military. China has become one [...]
Steve Orlins, John Frisbie, and Joseph Borich, three Chinese experts, weigh in on the significance and opportunities for President Obama’s nomination of Secretary Locke to Ambassador to China.
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