Nonresident Scholar, Carnegie-Tsinghua Center for Global Policy
Dec 08, 2017
Recent studies have inspired headlines such as “China and U.S. ‘neck and neck’ in foreign assistance spending”. Contrasted against the Trump administration’s apparent contempt for longstanding American support for global development promotion, such headlines seem yet further evidence of China’s emergence as a leader of global economic governance and influence.
Oct 04, 2017
Just as President Donald Trump threatens to gut the State Department and Agency for International Development (USAID) budgets for development and foreign aid, China has been stepping up its own international development promotion efforts.
Aug 29, 2017
Book Review: Daniel W. Drezner The Ideas Industry: How Pessimists, Partisans and Plutocrats are Transforming the Marketplace of Ideas. Oxford University Press, 2017.
May 15, 2017
Behind all the hype surrounding China’s changing global role in general, and the One Belt One Road concept and the BRI in particular, lie important and unanswered questions about America’s longer-term strategy for reshaping its relations with China and Asia more broadly.
Feb 07, 2017
Even before the election of Donald Trump or Xi Jinping’s debut at the World Economic Forum in Davos, two mutually contradictory frameworks for understanding China’s international economic and geopolitical influence, one emanating from increasingly hawkish U.S. pundits and the other from China’s top leaders, had taken shape. However, by recognizing and even embracing the complexity of China’s domestic and international political economy, new opportunities for productive engagement may replace growing strategic competition.