Tom and Margot Pritzker ’72 Professor of Government , Claremont McKenna College
Aug 18, 2021
As the worst trade war since WWII enters its fourth year, it is worth stepping back to survey the overall trajectory of the U.S.-China trade dispute.
Dec 28, 2020
Stabilizing U.S.-China relations remains one of the top items on President-elect Biden’s agenda for 2021, but in order to do so mutual trust and cooperation must be restored. The incoming administration should seek to revive cultural, educational, and people-to-people exchange in order to repair the years’ worth of structural damage.
Nov 30, 2020
Devising an effective strategy to compete, cooperate, and co-exist with China will be one of US President-elect Joe Biden’s toughest foreign-policy challenges. And over the next two months, Sino-American relations are almost certain to get worse.
Sep 07, 2020
The future of Sino-American ties will be determined by who wins in the upcoming U.S. Presidential elections. With only a few months left on the clock, the Trump administration will make great efforts to complete its unfinished business on China.
Aug 21, 2020
“Decoupling” is central to the geopolitical duel between the United States and China. Conceived and promoted by hawks in US President Donald Trump’s administration, this strategy has now become America’s principal tool to weaken Chinese power.
Mar 25, 2020
China-U.S. relations could turn for the worse when the epidemic passes. But there’s a glimmer of hope. If they take prompt action to ease the tension and cooperate in mitigating the health crisis, they can avoid what might be a devastating geopolitical conflict in the post-pandemic world.
Feb 12, 2020
While much remains unknown of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus, Beijing’s response to the public health crisis can be characterized by a lack of decisive action at the crucial initial stage of the outbreak, followed by aggressive corrective measures.
Jan 09, 2020
US President Donald Trump’s decision to order the assassination of Qassem Suleimani, Iran’s most powerful military commander, has raised the specter, albeit still distant, of all-out war between the United States and the Islamic Republic. There is only one winner in this situation: China.
Dec 06, 2019
America’s allies are reluctant to support a move as drastic as a total split with China.
Aug 29, 2019
With no apparent end in sight, the crisis in Hong Kong has the potential to spiral out of control, but neither Beijing nor Washington wants to see the crisis resolved through military action. Such a calamitous outcome could have the possibility of bringing U.S.-China relations to an ultimate breaking point.