Fellow, Center for International Security and Strategy, Tsinghua University
Mar 22, 2018
Tillerson’s replacement by Pompeo will see a more hawkish State Department, especially on China.
Feb 07, 2018
The U.S. now tries to expand the problems, increasing the geographical competition and threats. This may drag China-U.S. relations into treacherous waters.
Jan 18, 2018
How has US foreign policy changed under Trump? The most revolutionary part of Trump’s foreign policy in the past year is his attitude and actions towards global governance, multilateral regimes, institutions and agreements.
Nov 10, 2017
The U.S. and China can hitch their dreams together and build a higher level of confidence with each other.
Oct 11, 2017
President Trump’s preoccupation with domestic issues and torpor in filling key foreign policy positions has left America without a coherent Asia-Pacific strategy.
Aug 08, 2017
Since North Korea is nearing its ultimate goal of achieving full nuclear deterrent capability against the United States, we might expect China to now show more rationality and return to the negotiation table. This will reduce North Korea’s hostility towards the U.S. and other countries.
May 02, 2017
In his first 100 days in office, Trump created more problems than achievements. The challenges and stakes ahead are abundant: Trump needs a breakthrough on his major reforms as soon as possible to gain some traction and rekindle confidence in his supporters and his party.
Mar 20, 2017
Trump’s softening stance toward China shows the U.S. is considering a new framework to guide the bilateral relationship, which the previous administration failed to do. However, “results-oriented” is too vague to guide such complex ties, and the leaders’ meeting could define the relationship in a more clear-cut concept.
Jan 16, 2017
Many factors will impede efforts by the incoming US president to create a warmer relationship with Moscow. But even if U.S.-Russia détente is around the corner, a reversed version of the “Nixon moment” — in which the U.S. holds hands with Russia to balance China — is not a logical outcome of this triangular balance of power. How China and U.S. deal with challenges in their bilateral relationship, from trade to the South China Sea, will shape China-U.S. relations in the next stage.
Nov 10, 2016
Reacting to issues from Korea to the South China Sea, the next president of the United States should carefully build mutual confidence and reduce the possibility of risks. Holding the annual summit between the two leaders as early as possible in 2017 would be a great first step.