David Shambaugh Gaston Sigur Professor of Asian Studies, Political Science & International Affairs, George Washington University
Dec 06 , 2019
As U.S.-China trade tensions mount, “decoupling” must be understood broadly. It occurs in many areas, at different speeds and with unique consequences.
Da Wei Assistant President, University of International Relations
Dec 04 , 2019
“Competition” carries any number of connotations, from benign to malicious. Clarity about exactly what the Trump administration means would be helpful.
Zhang Yun Associate Professor, National Niigata University in Japan
Nov 27 , 2019
This doesn’t mean soft appeasement or concession. Outreach is conducive to the development of stable relations and serves China’s own long-term national interests.
Zhang Wenzong Associate Research Fellow, CICIR
Feb 12 , 2018
It’s a huge challenge and a great responsibility for policy makers and strategists on both sides to continue their predecessors’ efforts and halt any deterioration in this most important and consequential relationship in the world today.
- Drifting Apart? Prospects for Partnership and Confrontation between the U.S. and China through the L
William Hurst Associate Professor, Northwestern University
May 02 , 2017
Every time there is a change of administration in either the United States or China, the international media is suddenly filled with speculation over how the interpersonal relations between individual leaders might affect relations between the world’s two most important countries. Such myopic gossip, however, ignores the larger structural, historical, and domestic political forces that ultimately play the leading roles in shaping the dynamics of US-China relations.
Jared McKinney PhD student, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
Nov 11 , 2016
Donald Trump will be the next president of the United States, which could signal a new configuration for U.S.-China relations. Three options appear possible. First, Trump’s Administration could end up confusing China through a mixture of respect and intimidation. Second, Trump’s Administration could opt to preserve the status quo of economic engagement but American military superiority in East Asia. And Third, Trump’s Administration could seek to orient the bilateral relationship towards respect and mutual benefit, avoiding “self-damaging” competition. Which path will be taken will largely rest on the sort of people Trump appoints to his Administration.
Yu Sui Professor, China Center for Contemporary World Studies
Aug 25 , 2014
With August 22, 2014 marking the 110th Anniversary of Deng Xiaoping’s birth, Yu Sui reflects on the role this remarkable date plays in China’s foreign policy and how Xi Jinping has carried on Deng’s work.