Director, Carnegie–Tsinghua Center
Apr 03 , 2018
China appeared increasingly uncomfortable with the idea of South Korea and the United States in the lead and in control of the direction of diplomacy with North Korea. Now, Xi has had the opportunity to influence the terms of any future agreement.
Apr 13 , 2017
President Donald Trump has expressed a similar desire to renew relations with old adversaries—most notably, Russia. He believes there are geopolitical “deals” to be reached through artful negotiations, but in reality, U.S. national security interests would be best served by more sustainable policy frameworks.