Beijing and Moscow are trying their hands at attraction, and failing – miserably, writes Joseph S. Nye.
The Summer Olympic Games are over but the competition between the US and China will persist long after the final medal ceremony. The US should continue to strive for 1st place but must begin reinvesting in its own country while respecting China’s rise if the US hopes to succeed.
What is behind the claims that Chinese athletes are spectacularly different to Western ones, the idea that they are forced against their will towards victory, in contrast to the “natural-born winners” of the West?
Despite a chaotic and often pessimistic international and peripheral strategic environment for China, there are still potential positive opportunities available. China must refrain from rash, ill-advised reactions to a rapidly changing world and focus on a thoughtful international policy both near and abroad.
Chinese college students love American films and TV dramas but are also aware of the US’ hegemonic and seamy side. In this era of well-developed technology, it is possible to change our stereotype view of another country or culture without crossing national borders. A study involving 114 Chinese college students was conducted to find out [...]
The re-establishment of US-China relations in 1971 marked a strategic step that ended China’s isolation and transformed the global balance of power. Since that historic milestone, the United States as an established superpower and China as an emerging global power stand at the crossroads of cooperation and competition. Washington and Beijing understand the high stakes [...]
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