Tom Watkins, Advisor, Michigan-China Innovation Center
Jun 27, 2020
While Xi Jinping leads China into an unprecedented era of economic expansion, President Trump blames China for American economic stagnation. Blame is neither a strategy nor a plan – but domestic investment is.
Lucio Blanco Pitlo III, Research Fellow, Asia-Pacific Pathways to Progress
Jun 22, 2020
Three directions are possible for a post-pandemic China that is reassessing its domestic and international goals. Whichever direction it chooses will have implications beyond its borders.
Sun Chenghao, Fellow, Center for International Security and Strategy, Tsinghua University
Jan 15, 2020
A rising China has changed the bilateral balance, but neither China nor the United States has sufficient experience or approaches for dealing with the other. Competition could easily lead to confrontation.
Ma Shikun, Senior Journalist, the People’s Daily
Dec 17, 2019
Putting yourself in others’ shoes may bring surprises. A China expert explores what makes countries tick, and what drives their perceptions.
Da Wei, Director of the Center for International Strategy and Security and Professor at Tsinghua University
Dec 04, 2019
A worsening relationship is probably unavoidable if the two countries adhere to their current domestic choices. If they want better ties, both need to make adjustments, but that seems unlikely.
Nov 27, 2019
He Yafei, a leading scholar of American studies in China, spoke with China-US Focus host James Chau in Hong Kong on Nov. 15. The following transcript has been lightly edited for clarity.
Yuen Yuen Ang, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Michigan
Nov 20, 2019
This year’s Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences was awarded to Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo, and Michael Kremer for their experimental approach to poverty reduction. In the Nobel Committee’s view, the economists’ use of randomized controlled trials (RCTs), a method adapted from medical sciences, to test whether specific interventions work has “considerably improved our ability to fight global poverty.”
Fu Ying, Chair, Center for International Security and Strategy, Tsinghua University
Nov 08, 2019
In the ideal scenario of “co-opetition,” China and the US should find a new model for interaction: maintaining necessary, mutually beneficial co-operation while managing unavoidable but benign competition.
He Yafei, Former Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs
Nov 07, 2019
Its new ideas and approaches are broadly beneficial and have already involved many countries, even as the United States and others have tried to impede progress for selfish reasons.
Zhao Minghao, Senior Fellow, Charhar Institute
Nov 06, 2019
There’s a disconnect between the stance of America’s China policy elites and the views of the general public. Most people want cooperation, not major-power competition. The White House should face that reality.