Research Fellow, Charhar Institute
Jul 04 , 2019
"The prospects for trade talks remain volatile."
Jul 03 , 2019
Xi and Trump’s productive G20 meeting shows a path forward to resume negotiations and resolve the trade war. However, deep divides remain: America’s hawkish moves and focus on competition may serve as major stumbling blocks for a new round of talks.
Jun 25 , 2019
Trump and Xi will meet at the G20 summit. But for this meeting to be productive, the US must own up to the ineffectiveness of its “maximum pressure” strategy. Recent moves against Iran, North Korea, and Huawei have all backfired — some introspection is needed.
May 24 , 2019
Why was the Chinese government unwilling to accept Trump’s last minute demands during trade talks? Look to history: 2019 marks the centenary of the anti-imperialist May 4th movement. China can hardly be accepted to surrender to a 21st-century “unequal treaty”—if the US government understood this aspect of Chinese culture better, negotiations would proceed more smoothly.
Mar 25 , 2019
A new type of China-U.S. relationship, or a new equilibrium, is taking shape. There is an urgent need for the two nations to re-engage each other.
Dec 17 , 2018
And the detention of Huawei’s CFO won’t help.
Oct 16 , 2018
Participating countries knew exactly what they were getting themselves into.
Aug 21 , 2018
America’s Indo-Pacific Strategy and China’s Belt and Road Initiative are not necessarily competitors.
Jun 29 , 2018
China and the US need to be vigilant toward the new challenges in their bilateral relations, maintain strategic restraint and change the pattern of their interactions if they are to avoid unthinkingly entering a new Cold War.
May 07 , 2018
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and other senior U.S. officials just ended their visit to Beijing. The bilateral talks on economic and trade issues made limited progress, with limited consensus in a few areas and an agreement to establish new mechanism to continue consultations.