Joseph S. Nye
Professor, Harvard University
Oct 26 , 2016
In many Western democracies, this is a year of revolt against elites. The success of the Brexit campaign in Britain, Donald Trump’s unexpected capture of the Republican Party in the United States, and populist parties’ success in Germany and elsewhere strike many as heralding the end of an era.
Jun 30 , 2016
The first nuclear arms control agreements in the 1960s did not solve all the problems of controlling nuclear weapons. But after two decades of slow learning, those agreements started a process. Joseph S. Nye proposes that President Obama and President Xi’s 2015 agreement on cyber espionage may do something similar for cyber security.
Mar 10 , 2015
The challenges that face the world is not a due to a transition of power among states, but a diffusion of power away from governments. Nye argues that for a “new type of major power relations,” the U.S. needs to avoid containment as a strategy, and China must accept the legitimacy of American presence in the Western Pacific.
May 01 , 2013
Beijing and Moscow are trying their hands at attraction, and failing – miserably, writes Joseph S. Nye.
Feb 26 , 2013
Throughout history, the rise of a new power has been attended by uncertainty and anxieties. Often, though not always, violent conflict has followed. As Thucydid
Jan 29 , 2013
Containment is simply not a relevant policy tool for dealing with a rising China. Asia’s internal balance of power should be the key to our strategy.
Jan 27 , 2012
China’s president, Hu Jintao, greeted 2012 with an important essay warning that China was being battered by Western culture: “We must clearly see that interna
Jul 11 , 2011
This month marks the 40th anniversary of Henry Kissinger’s secret trip to Beijing, which launched the process of mending a 20-year breach in diplomatic relatio
Apr 28 , 2011
The decline of America and the ascendancy of China has become a popular theme, and nothing seemed to provide a clearer marker to those disposed to the idea than