James Bradley Author of New York Times bestsellers
May 04 , 2015
The China Mirage is a riveting history of U.S.-China relations from the 19th-century opium trade through World War II and on to the Vietnam War. Bradley traces a troubled relationship between two nations, showing how the West has often profoundly misunderstood and underestimated the East.
Minxin Pei Professor, Claremont McKenna College
Apr 30 , 2015
The U.S. state visit by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will be remembered not only because few foreign leaders have been privileged to address a joint session of Congress, but for the strengthening of the U.S.-Japan alliance. Neither Washington nor Tokyo should explicitly link a more robust U.S.-Japan relationship with deterrence against China’s rise.
Chen Xiangyang Deputy Director, CICIR
Apr 26 , 2015
The Asian African Summit in Jakarta, Indonesia opened on April 22nd carrying the “Bandung Spirit” of solidarity and common will to fight against colonialism, strive for national independence, safeguard world peace, and promote friendly relations among themselves – all of which challenge existing international relations norms and apply to the developing world today.
Apr 22 , 2015
Former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has emerged as a key broker of perceptions between the U.S. and China. On behalf of the Belfer Center at Harvard, he has just completed a seminal report "U.S.-China 21: The Future of U.S.-China Relations Under Xi Jinping.
Zhou Bo Honorary Fellow, PLA Academy of Military Science
Apr 21 , 2015
China’s growing involvement in Sri Lanka and South Asia, drew Prime Minister Narendha Modi to visit Sri Lanka, the first for an Indian PM in 27 years. India’s utmost concern is security with China’s so-called “string of pearls” strategy, which though coined by a U.S. defense contractor, suspects China of building naval bases in the Indian Ocean. To ease tension, the two countries must accommodate each other’s maritime interests.
Wu Sike Member on Foreign Affairs Committee, CPPCC
Apr 15 , 2015
While a temporary Iran nuclear nonproliferation deal was made on April 2nd, there are still a few months before an overall agreement on Iran’s nuclear capabilities must be reached. The proposals and opinions raised by China received the great attention from other parties in the talks, and suggested patience, and compromise.
Wu Jianmin Former President, China Foreign Affairs University
Apr 13 , 2015
U.S. opposition to the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is a misreading of global international relations trends and development, according to Wu Jianmian. The AIIB wont’ challenge the existing financial institutions, and through infrastructure development, create a new model of “win-win” cooperation. China says the door is still open for the U.S. to join.
Chen Jimin Associate Research Fellow, CPC Party School
Apr 05 , 2015
Compared with the 2010 National Security Strategy, the tone of U.S. policy toward China policy expressed more strategic concern on territorial disputes, military modernization, democracy and human rights, and cyber-security. Obama also has lambasted China for not “following the rules,” and China-U.S. relations could enter into a new stage of regular competition to define international rules.
Cui Liru Former President, China Institutes of Contemporary International Relations
Apr 02 , 2015
The West increasingly views China as a potential competitor, while Chinese decision-makers misinterpret U.S. “hedging” as “containment.” The dissolution of traditional U.S. global hegemony and increasing importance of the Asia-Pacific calls for new transnational cooperation. The U.S. and China must lead through a “new model of major-country relations” to respond to the increasing environmental, security, and economic challenges arising around the world.
Ramses Amer Associated Fellow, Institute for Security & Development Policy, Sweden
Mar 30 , 2015
Ramses Amer compares the diplomatic views and policies of the U.S. with those of China to shed light on the future their interaction. Wide differences exist in their justification for the use of force in inter-state relations; an unlikely but cooperative solution would be for the U.S. to conform more to the UN Charter and principle of non-interference, as China has.