Research Fellow, Center for International Strategy and Security, Tsinghua University
Oct 09 , 2019
Since the 1970s, China-U.S. relations have been largely guided by the principle of “coordination.” Over the past ten years however, U.S. policy has grown increasingly aggressive, based on its primary objective that it not cede power or space to China in the current international system. As a result, a discourse of “struggle” has come to embody China’s U.S. policy, setting the stage for a century-long competition between established and rising powers.
Aug 23 , 2019
Trade talks between China and the United State have morphed beyond trade disputes, the solutions require the political will from the highest level. While working for a positive outcome, both parties should be prepared for a “no deal” scenario. The window of opportunities is closing.
Jul 19 , 2019
The open letter signed by US experts and scholars gives a voice to some of the cooler heads in China-US relations. But closer reading indicates that a serious and powerful challenge to Trump’s fundamental China strategy is still lacking in the US.
Jun 28 , 2019
Xi’s recent visit to Kim Jong-un affirmed China-North Korea ties—Beijing will not break with Pyongyang to appease the US. However, China can still play a constructive role in encouraging a new round of Xi-Trump talks to lay the foundations for peace on the Korean Peninsula.
Jun 04 , 2019
As America’s China policy turns from engagement to competition, Beijing must face facts: Trump or no Trump, the US has reached bipartisan consensus on containing China. How should Beijing respond? Where will the current confrontation lead? In crafting a new strategy towards the US, China must consider the ultimate goal of its rise, and how America fits into the big picture.
Apr 29 , 2019
Henry Kissinger has diagnosed a “new paradigm” in China-US relations. While the good old days of cooperation may be over, both powers have a chance to put aside their worst impulses — American paranoia prompted by its decline, and Chinese chauvinism brought about by its rise — steering away from cold war confrontation, instead forging a new path forward.
Mar 06 , 2019
It seems that North Korea and the United States both harbor misjudgments about the other’s views on denuclearization, and neither has fully prepared for the responsibilities that come with denuclearizing. All the while, the window of time for fruitful negotiations in the future is narrowing.
Feb 18 , 2019
What can we expect?
Jan 07 , 2019
Both countries must manage differences and forestall risks.
Dec 18 , 2018
The U.S., constrained by unwarranted suspicion of North Korea, is to blame.