Senior Research Fellow, China Foundation for Int'l Studies
Jul 13, 2021
Europe is not interested in confronting China. While the European Union and United States agree on the strategic challenge presented by China’s growing assertiveness, they do not always agree on the best way to address it.
Jun 24, 2021
The Innovation and Competition Act of 2021 is a comprehensive attack that marks the advent of a comprehensive containment strategy against China by the United States. In response, China should cast aside unrealistic expectations, maintain strategic focus and put our own house in order.
Jun 21, 2021
Britain’s approach to China is unrealistic. While seeking a positive trade and investment relationship, it also asserts that China threatens its security, prosperity and values. These two views are incompatible. Having one’s cake and eating it too is a daydream.
Mar 24, 2021
The Quad Security Dialogue will not get far, mainly because three of its members don’t want to compromise relations with China. The dialogue will likely focus on form over content and symbolism over substance. It will do little to shape Indo-Pacific geopolitics.
Feb 23, 2021
One of the Trump administration’s most widely touted projects, and least understood, is the trade war with China. Despite the grand rhetoric and lofty promises made to the American people, the escalating taxation on trade is increasing the burden on the already strained American consumer.
Dec 15, 2020
The country is confident that it will meet the emerging trade partnership’s high standards through reforms at home. But the U.S. and others may attempt to derail it through the “poison pill” clause of the USMCA.
Nov 23, 2020
While the European Union and United States share many intertwined interests, Trump has undermined the relationship. So, it will be difficult for the transatlantic alliance to go back to what it was, even with Biden as U.S. president.
Sep 16, 2020
With only four countries in the bloc — the United States, Japan, Australia and India — and with dissension in the ranks, it’s unlikely that a NATO-style alliance will ever emerge in the Eastern Hemisphere. It cannot work without consensus.
Aug 15, 2020
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is trying his best to build an anti-China alliance, but he’s not making a lot of headway. Instead, he is irritating U.S. allies, who want to maintain relations with Beijing.
Jul 02, 2020
The pandemic has become a catalyst that’s driving people to reflect on the whole concept of globalization. It may be that the system we have lived with for 40 years has reached the end of its cycle.