David Firestein President, George H. W. Bush Foundation for U.S.-China Relations
Nov 16 , 2012
The 2012 United States presidential campaign invoked China as a proxy for all that is ostensibly wrong with the US, writes David Firestein, and unlike before, China is increasingly viewed through a domestic policy lens.
Minxin Pei Tom and Margot Pritzker ’72 Professor of Government , Claremont McKenna College
Nov 15 , 2012
With President Barack Obama’s re-election and Xi Jinping set to take power in China, Professor Minxin Pei urges both leaders to reassess bilateral relations and establish strategic trust.
Colin Moreshead Freelance Writer
Nov 15 , 2012
The territorial dispute between Japan and China has been detrimental to bilateral affairs, but it could have far more dire consequences. With multilateral trade negotiations looming, both countries risk forfeiting vital opportunities and China has the most to lose. The United States is staying silent with the hope that Japan will spurn Chinese economic cooperation out of frustration.
Ruan Zongze VP, China Institute of Int'l Studies
Nov 14 , 2012
A good beginning, a smooth transition, free from interruption, and a joint effort to tie a win-win knot between these two big powers and secure a plain sailing throughout the Pacific era is the key for a new course of Sino-US relations.
Yuan Zheng Researcher, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
Nov 12 , 2012
Sino-US relations need to be better managed to control differences and promote greater trust for their smooth development. It is expect that after the US presidential election and the leadership transition in China both sides will expand their common interests, rationally view and control existing differences, and make further efforts to promote the benign development of Sino-US relations.
Stephen Orlins President, National Committee on U.S.-China Relations
Nov 10 , 2012
From pivots to rebalancing, Steve Orlins explains that the United State has lost “Innumerable opportunities” to coordinate with China. Now, as both nations appoint new leaders days apart from one another, Orlins describes why the Obama administration should support China’s reformers.
Wu Sike Member on Foreign Affairs Committee, CPPCC
Nov 09 , 2012
Unless the international community comes up with an extensive consensus, political dialogue and transition will stall in Syria while sanguinary conflicts there will surely get even wilder and fiercer. An effective solution of the Syrian crisis will be a test of the courage of the conflicting parties. It will also be a test of the competence of the UN Security Council to safeguard world peace.
George Koo Retired International Business Consultant and Contributor to Asia Times
Nov 08 , 2012
It’s time the US reexamine the concept of strategic ambiguity in dealing with China. It simply has not worked. Both the US and China can better deploy their energy on other issues rather than managing the ups and downs of the bilateral relationship.
Su Xiaohui Deputy Director of Int'l & Strategic Studies, CIIS
Nov 08 , 2012
Since the incumbent Barack Obama has won re-election in the US presidential race, more consistency is expected in US foreign policy in the next four years. China has paid great attention to US rebalancing towards Asia and the increasing US presence in the region.
Richard Weitz Senior Fellow, Hudson Institute
Nov 07 , 2012
In order to a avoid a “mutual assured depression” relationship, Richard Weitz argues that China and the United States must work together to deal with global challenges.