Cheng Li, Director, John L. Thornton China Center, The Brookings Institution
Nov 04, 2021
China’s younger generations have seen their country prosper and grow stronger for nearly their entire lives, cultivating a sense of pride and identity unique from their older counterparts. Now, as the United States has begun to openly challenge China’s rise, attitudes toward America are being eroded.
Brian Wong, DPhil in Politics candidate and Rhodes Scholar at Balliol College, Oxford
May 08, 2021
Scholars and students have been caught in the crossfire as the Sino-American relationship takes a turn for the worse.
Kemel Toktomushev, Research Fellow, University of Central Asia
Oct 27, 2020
The U.S. is suffering the world’s worst COVID-19 outbreak among countries of its relative wealth, and many citizens - including presidential candidates Trump and Biden - are pointing fingers at China. The climate of xenophobia and discrimination has put the Asian American demographic at risk physically, and economically.
Philip Cunningham, Independent Scholar
Jul 30, 2020
The White House’s attempt to bar many foreign students from returning to the US to continue their studies threatens to damage America’s reputation for educational tolerance and intellectual inquiry – not to mention the fact that it may well turn foreign students against the US.
Li Yan, Deputy Director of Institute of American Studies, CICIR
Jun 24, 2020
Of the many efforts the United States has made to decouple with China, its moves to prohibit cultural exchanges, including advanced studies, are least likely to work and undermine a key stabilizer in relations.
Tom Watkins, Advisor, Michigan-China Innovation Center
Feb 04, 2020
The U.S.-China relationship is undoubtedly weakening. Bridging the educational endeavors of the two nations may pave the pathway to more harmonious Sino-American relations.