Wang Dong, Associate Professor, Peking University
Oct 28, 2013
Over June 7–8, 2013, U.S. president Barack Obama hosted Chinese president Xi Jinping for a summit at Sunnylands, the serene Annenberg estate in Rancho Mirage, California. The Xi-Obama summit, an informal, shirt-sleeve event that took place early on in the two leaders’ new administrations, was unprecedented in both its style and timing, and indeed was a rare occurrence in U.S.-China relations in the three decades since normalization. By shrugging off diplomatic formalities, the Xi-Obama summit demonstrated the maturity of the U.S.-China relationship.
Yu Xiang, Senior Research Fellow, International Institute of China Construction Bank
Aug 16, 2013
After a careful analysis of a recent New York Times article, Yu Xiang finds that the criticism leveled in the article is full of misinformation and concludes that the protectionist slant revealed in the article is worrying.
Richard Weitz, Senior Fellow, Hudson Institute
Aug 15, 2013
Although the recent S&ED and SSD discussions and the Xi-Obama summit highlighted many points of agreement between the U.S. and China, the coming months will focus on some of the more difficult issues in the relationship such as military-to-military exchanges and trade disputes.
Dan Steinbock, Founder, Difference Group
Jul 26, 2013
After the Snowden disclosures, U.S.-China cybersecurity issues threaten to spill over into economic relations. A series of bilateral initiatives would pave the way for multipolar cooperation.
Da Wei, Deputy Director at Center for International Strategy and Security, Professor at Department of International Relations, Tsinghua University
Jul 22, 2013
This year’s Sino-US Strategic and Economic Dialogue yielded more than one hundred deals, writes Da Wei, and showed signs of accelerated advancement in the bilateral relationship.
Wu Sike, Member on Foreign Affairs Committee, CPPCC
Jul 19, 2013
As China and the US conclude another round of strategic dialogues; many will find that the Middle East is a point of cooperation for the two states. The Middle East is a complex region, currently facing many issues, it is important for China, the US and the rest of the international community to push peace talks and negotiation for resolution.
David Shambaugh, Gaston Sigur Professor of Asian Studies and Director of the China Policy Program, George Washington University
Jul 19, 2013
As a result of the recently concluded U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED) the relationship between Washington and Beijing has not only stabilized, but has taken a major step forward, writes David Shambaugh. That is the best news we have had in U.S.-China relations for several years, and is good news for global stability and development.
Zhao Xingshu, Associate Professor, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
Jul 12, 2013
If China and the United States are able to further their negotiations on climate change, it will further inspire global efforts to reduce pollution and clean up the environment, writes Zhao Xingshu.
Yang Jiechi, a member of the CPC Politburo
Jul 11, 2013
Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi published on Tuesday a signed article titled "US, China can forge a more cooperative relationship" in Washington Post ahead of his visit to the United States to attend the fifth China-US Strategic and Economic Dialogue in Washington.
Shen Dingli, Professor, Institute of International Studies, Fudan University
Jul 11, 2013
The fifth round of the S&ED presents opportunity for China and the US to advance strategic and economic cooperation, writes Shen Dingli, Professor and Associate Dean at the Institute of International Studies at Fudan University in Shanghai, China.