Wang Honggang Deputy Director, CICIR
Oct 23 , 2012
In about two weeks, a winner will be declared in the 2012 U.S. presidential election and the chosen candidate will work to form his administration. Wang Honggang writes that an understanding of how each administration would handle the next four years of the bilateral relationship with China is critically important.
Wu Sike Member on Foreign Affairs Committee, CPPCC
Oct 22 , 2012
When South Sudan succeeded from the North, analysts predicted a prolonged period of confrontation. However, Khartoum and Juba recently agreed to resolve several outstanding disputes, with the promise of talks in the future.
Jia Qingguo Dean, School of Int'l Studies, Peking University
Oct 18 , 2012
For most of its history, the relationship between China and the US has been defined by the relative asymmetry in power between the two countries. Such imbalance has given rise to complex and often contradictory views of one another between Chinese and Americans. Now however, it is possible to chart a new course forward based on mutual symmetry and respect.
Zhao Weibin Researcher, PLA Academy of Military Science
Oct 17 , 2012
In spite of the fact that China and the US have converging interests in counter-terrorism, nuclear non-proliferation and Palestine-Israel peace in the Middle East, it can be noted that some of their fundamental political and security interests are different, and even conflict with each other.
Pan Zhenqiang Senior Adviser, China Reform Forum
Oct 16 , 2012
The US rebalancing to the Asia-Pacific can hardly be taken as a positive development. China should certainly take due steps to respond to the adverse consequences of the new US strategy, but not overreact.
Oct 15 , 2012
Increasingly harsh rhetoric and combative trade actions between China and the US have given rise to the belief both countries are inevitably headed toward a new Cold-War style confrontation. However this outdated Cold-War framework does not take into account the full extent of China-US ties and the shared incentives both countries have in seeing the other succeed.
Chen Xulong Director, China Institute of Int'l Studies
Oct 15 , 2012
China’s mission is for peaceful development towards a harmonious world. This cannot be accomplished without healthy and stable relations between major countries, especially between China and the US.
Scott Silverstone Professor, US Military Academy at West Point
Oct 10 , 2012
From a scholarly perspective, the rise of China and the resulting “power shift” that has accompanied this rise has provided a host of teachable moments. Nowhere is this more clearly seen than in the ongoing territorial disputes in the East China Sea.
Oct 06 , 2012
As the U.S.-China relationship continues to grow, in size and complexity, what are the implications of this once-in-a-decade leadership transition, especially for bilateral interaction? Dr. Henry A. Kissinger is joined by former Ambassador to China J. Stapleton Roy, former Fellow Dr. Cheng Li, and China scholar Dr. David M. Lampton to discuss the possible implications for U.S.-China relations of this once-in-a-decade power transition.
Ted Galen Carpenter Senior Fellow, Cato Institute
Oct 06 , 2012
The surge of tensions between China and Japan has gained considerable attention worldwide. However, many observers were caught off guard when Taiwan exercised their territorial claims by sending a flotilla of fishing boats to the disputed islands.