Gaston Sigur Professor of Asian Studies and Director of the China Policy Program, George Washington University
May 30, 2013
The meeting between the American and Chinese presidents in June is the most important summit meeting on the diplomatic calendar this year, writes David Shambaugh.
Mar 11, 2013
Most global citizens are well aware of the explosive growth of the Chinese economy. While China watchers have shed much light on the country's internal dynamics--China's politics, its vast social changes, and its economic development--few have focused on how this increasingly powerful nation has become more active and assertive throughout the world.
Mar 07, 2013
Outgoing Chinese President Hu Jintao and incoming President Xi Jinping have both used the phrase "a new type of major power relationship" to describe their hopes for the future of US-China relations.
Oct 23, 2012
David Shambaugh charts the course for U.S.-China relations and writes that the global importance of US-China relations means that this is a marriage in which divorce is not an option. The stakes are high. Yet the competitive trend is likely to continue into the future—absent a newly emergent global threat that challenges both nations to forge greater cooperation.
Aug 03, 2012
As the U.S. presidential election swings into its final three months, the Republican challenger Mitt Romney is beginning to define his foreign policy beliefs. U
May 01, 2012
On 3-4 May 2012 the United States and China convene their 2012 “Strategic and Economic” Dialogue. As the two powers and governments meet in Beijing for two days of intensive discussions and negotiations over a wide range of complicated issues, much uncertainty surrounds the relationship.
Feb 09, 2012
Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping will visit the White House in Washington on February 14 and then visit Iowa and California, at the invitation of Vice-Presiden
May 08, 2011
The Third Round of the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED) was held in Washington, D.C. on May 9-10, 2011. The main result of the meetings is that
Feb 14, 2011
The January 19, 2011 White House summit between Presidents Obama and Hu Jintao was of considerable international significance. There is no more high-stakes rela