Sampson Oppedisano Executive Assistant to the Dean, The Milano School of International Affairs, Management and Urban Policy
Nov 01 , 2017
During Barack Obama’s time in office, the administration adopted a policy stance known as the ‘Pivot toward Asia’. Does the Trump Administration plan to pull back and disengage with the Asia Pacific, potentially as a way to undermine Obama’s legacy?
Oct 31 , 2017
China has fired back at the Trump administration’s plans for a new “Indo Pacific” strategy to counter Beijing’s growing economic and sec
Oct 17 , 2017
Trump will be visiting China Nov 8-10 as part of Asia tour, White House has announced.
Cui Liru Senior Researcher, Taihe Institute
Oct 09 , 2017
It is well known that tremendous differences exist between China and the US, the world’s two most important countries. How can this gap be breached?
Matt Ferchen Nonresident Scholar, Carnegie-Tsinghua Center for Global Policy
Oct 04 , 2017
Just as President Donald Trump threatens to gut the State Department and Agency for International Development (USAID) budgets for development and foreign aid, China has been stepping up its own international development promotion efforts.
Doug Bandow Senior Fellow, Cato Institute
Sep 19 , 2017
In any normal sense America has little to fear from the PRC. Even if Beijing desired to threaten the American homeland, conquer U.S. territories, or interdict American commerce, it has little ability to do so. What China seeks is to end Washington’s dominance along the former’s coast, an objective more defensive than offensive.
Sep 14 , 2017
Donald Trump has blocked the $1.3bn acquisition of a US semiconductor company by investors including a state-backed Chinese investment fund, rejecting an appeal
Sep 13 , 2017
US threats to impose sanctions on big Chinese companies over Beijing’s support for North Korea have sparked a guessing game over the form such measures mi
Jeffrey Frankel Professor, Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government
Sep 11 , 2017
Trump imagines that he can use trade threats against China as “bargaining chips” to secure its help in dealing with North Korea. If so, he is on the wrong track. The U.S. and South Korea should be prepared to pause the deployment of THAAD (the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system) as a short-term gesture in return for China enacting and enforcing full sanctions.
Eric Farnsworth Vice President, COA, Washington D.C. Office
Sep 08 , 2017
The avowed purpose of this latest trip of the Mexican president, which occurred even as officials from the United States and Canada were in Mexico City conducting the second round of NAFTA negotiations, was to build further economic links with BRICS nations, in particular China. Arguably, however, the real if unstated purpose of Pena Nieto’s visit to China while NAFTA negotiations were in progress in his own country was to show Mexico’s ability to diversify its economic relations beyond the United States.