Associate Professor, National Niigata University in Japan
Jul 17 , 2019
Though the G20 Osaka summit began in an environment of great uncertainty, the strides made during the global summit reinforced key dynamics for promoting cooperation among heterogenous countries. By centering the voices of developing economies, focusing on infrastructure development, expanding sustainable development goals, and promoting reform to the World Trade Organization, the summit has signaled support for future globalization based on mutual cooperation and multilateralism.
Jul 05 , 2019
Many observers believe the US has already begun a new cold war via comprehensive containment of China. But in recent decades, US elites have debated back and forth on the positive or negative implications of Chinese power. Today’s tensions are serious, but not unprecedented.
May 16 , 2019
The US-China trade war has distorted a clear-eyed view of how both par-ties arrived at the current confrontation. Rather than “hegemonic” policies being pursued by China, it is more accurate to say that both sides have delayed difficult structural reforms and are now paying the price.