An Gang, Adjunct Fellow, Center for International Security and Strategy, Tsinghua University
May 13, 2020
With China-U.S. relations already on a downward trajectory, things are likely to get worse. The world is entering a period of heightened risk in the next six months.
Ma Xiaoye, Board Member and Founding Director, Academy for World Watch
May 10, 2020
China and the United States may find it difficult to get back to the level of relations they’ve had in the past, but they cannot get far on an irrational path.
Joseph S. Nye, Professor, Harvard University
May 08, 2020
Leadership – the ability to help people frame and achieve their goals – is absolutely crucial during a crisis. British Prime Minister Winston Churchill demonstrated this in 1940, as did Nelson Mandela during South Africa’s transition from apartheid.
Zhao Minghao, Professor, Institute of International Studies, Fudan University
May 05, 2020
The short answer is probably not. The coronavirus pandemic has led to a state of mutual suspicion and open rivalry that is going to complicate the future. Beijing and Washington should speak more discreetly to one another to prevent an outbreak of hostility.
Mel Gurtov, Professor Emeritus of Political Science, Portland State University
May 04, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has proved to be another obstacle in the Trump-era US-China relationship, and throws into uncertainty, once again, whether the future will make the two competitors friend or foe.
Apr 30, 2020
China is neither the former Soviet Union, nor intent on becoming the next America.
Zhu Feng, Director, Institute of International Studies, Nanjing University
Apr 21, 2020
China and the United States managed to forge a complementary relationship since 1979, despite their disagreement about the best model of government. They need to return to the pragmatism of the past.
Zheng Guichu, Observer of Current International Affairs
Apr 20, 2020
The pandemic reminds us that mankind is a community with a shared future and that all rise and fall together. Faced with defamation, smears and attacks, China has chosen to respond with dignity, reason and discipline.
Experts give their recommendations about how to move forward in the fight against COVID-19. Step 1: China and the United States should shelve their disputes and lead global cooperation.