Mar 12 , 2019
The White House said on Monday it was “absurd” to suggest that President Donald Trump was an unreliable negotiator as China reportedly balks at a summit with President Xi Jinping over concerns Trump would walk away from a trade deal.
Chen Jimin Associate Research Fellow, CPC Party School
Mar 29 , 2018
China needs to keep its composure and resist the impulse towards a strategic showdown with the United States.
Sun Chenghao Assistant Research Fellow, China Institutes of Contemporary International Relations
Mar 22 , 2018
Tillerson’s replacement by Pompeo will see a more hawkish State Department, especially on China.
Lucio Blanco Pitlo III Research Fellow, Asia-Pacific Pathways to Progress
Mar 16 , 2018
Cooper and Douglas presented four visions of U.S. strategy towards China: primacy, balance, concert and integration. President Trump’s persona, rhetoric and actions suggest that he will lean more towards primacy with an element of balance in dealing with China. Primacy and balance constitute viable strategies in dealing with an emerging rival, but over reliance on these two unnecessarily limits U.S. foreign policy maneuverability and poses serious danger.
Ben Reynolds Writer and Foreign Policy Analyst in New York
Mar 14 , 2018
Regarding China, Pompeo is likely to offer more of the same mixed approach that has thus far characterized the Trump administration’s policy. On the one hand, Pompeo has endorsed the notion that China is an economic threat to the United States, and on the other hand, Pompeo has spoken positively of Xi Jinping, particularly with reference to China’s role in helping to place pressure on North Korea.
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.
Tao Wenzhao Researcher, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
Feb 08 , 2018
Dividing the world into camps of “free societies” and “repressive regimes”, and proposing to collaborate with countries of similar values to deal with “repression”, sends a message that threatens to split the international community.
Richard Javad Heydarian Philippine-based academic
Feb 02 , 2018
In recent weeks, Washington has stepped up its efforts to check Chinese maritime ambitions in the South China Sea. The Pentagon has stepped up its Freedom of Navigation Operations, while deploying Defense Secretary James Mattis to key Southeast Asian partners. With China emerging as America’s top national security concern, there are growing signs that the Trump administration’s South China Sea policy is finally taking shape.
Jan 18 , 2018
Trump said the United States was considering a big “fine” as part of a probe into China’s alleged theft of intellectual property.
Jan 16 , 2018
Chinese leader Xi Jinping told U.S. President Donald Trump that the two sides must work together to find solutions to trade and economic disputes, state media reported.