Joseph S. Nye, Professor, Harvard University
May 10, 2018
But no one should be tempted by exaggerated projections of Chinese power. If the US maintains its alliances with democratic Japan and Australia and continues to develop good relations with India, it will hold the high cards in Asia. In the global military balance, China lags far behind, and in terms of demography, technology, the monetary system, and energy dependence, the US is better placed than China in the coming decade. In the Soft Power 30 index, China ranks 25th, while the US is third.
Cui Tiankai, China’s ambassador to the United States
Apr 20, 2018
We should join hands in building a new model of international relations and community with a shared future for mankind. Otherwise, we might all be replaced by artificial intelligence someday.
Steven Stashwick , Independent writer and researcher
Apr 12, 2018
China, the United States, and Japan are putting new emphasis on expanding their amphibious military capabilities, to both seize and defend strategic islands if needed. We may be heading towards an amphibious arms race in the Western Pacific.
Jared McKinney, PhD student, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
Apr 04, 2018
Going forward it is important both for the U.S. to clarify specifically what sort of hegemony it opposes and for China to be careful that its quest for hegemonic leadership does not move towards bullying and empire. Both moves are necessary if the world’s two great powers are going to negotiate the strains of shifting power.
Josephine Wolff, Assistant Professor, Rochester Institute of Technology
Mar 16, 2018
Companies around the world are already racing to develop the necessary 5G network technology, leading to new technological tensions between the U.S. and China. Given the continued demand for high-speed wireless connectivity and mobile devices, there’s a lot at stake for the companies that get 5G technology right and ultimately end up driving its deployment.
Yin Chengde, Research Fellow, China Foundation for International Studies
Mar 14, 2018
Fears of serious conflict between China and the U.S. are the result of hasty conclusions, superficiality, one-sidedness, and claptrap.
Cui Lei, Research Fellow, China Institute of International Studies
Mar 14, 2018
Competition can be healthy for both China and the US, provided it doesn’t get out of hand.
Zainab Zaheer, Development Consultant
Mar 13, 2018
Zainab Zaheer argues that with the Belt and Road’s development, the next few years may be slightly reminiscent of the Cold War, where two rival nations both well equipped with resources and manpower fought for influence and dominance, while smaller nations were left playing a game of strategy, trying to maximize the benefits of fraternizing with giants.