Doug Bandow, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute
Sep 14, 2015
Political campaigns generally are not well-suited for the thoughtful discussion of complex, nuanced international issues. Lately, China has been a target of GOP pre-election attacks, and it should be known that there is a difference between coming across as tough, and bungling diplomacy all together.
David Lampton, Hyman Professor and Director of China Studies, Johns Hopkins-SAIS
Sep 11, 2015
Washington and Beijing consistently send mixed messages about how they see the world, each other and, indeed, themselves.
Rogier Creemers, Research Officer, Programme for Comparative Media Law and Policy
Sep 07, 2015
The Obama administration is proposing economic sanctions to punish Chinese companies benefiting from cyber espionage. As there are few clearly defined ways to account for cyber harm or universal norms in cyberspace, the call for sanctions can perhaps primarily be seen as a political signal aimed as much at domestic audiences as to China.
Minxin Pei, Tom and Margot Pritzker ’72 Professor of Government , Claremont McKenna College
Sep 04, 2015
Many China watchers believe that the ties between Beijing and Washington are at their lowest level since Tian’anment. President Xi can nevertheless reassure the American political establishment that he is leading China in the right direction, and not trying to turn it into another version of the former Soviet Union.
He Yafei, Former Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs
Sep 01, 2015
Chinese and Americans should not be surprised by our divergent approaches to both bilateral and global issues. The key to success is to seek common ground while tolerating differences in a partnership committed to peace and a new world order. Sometimes we ought to stand in the other’s shoes and take a more balanced view of the issues we both face.
Aug 29, 2015
Chinese President Xi Jinping met with U.S. National Security Advisor Susan Rice here on Friday ahead of his state visit to the United States next month. "I look forward to continuing my conversation with President [Barack] Obama and to having in-depth exchanges on important issues of mutual interest," Xi told Rice.
George Koo, Retired International Business Consultant and Contributor to Asia Times
Aug 28, 2015
For most of his administration, Obama’s foreign policy followed the disastrous course left by his predecessor combined with his desire to offend the least number of his Congressional critics. George Koo provides four suggestions for Obama to make a positive course correction.
Cui Tiankai, China’s ambassador to the United States
Aug 27, 2015
Even on controversial issues, cooperation—instead of confrontation—is key to finding solutions.
Tom Watkins, President and CEO of the Economic Council of Palm Beach County, FL
Aug 21, 2015
President Xi Jinping will visit the United States in September, partaking in a high stakes, scripted, state dinner with President Obama and other dignitaries at the White House. The Chinese leader will be in the neighborhood for the celebration of the 70th anniversary of the United Nations.
Zhao Weibin, Researcher, PLA Academy of Military Science
Aug 19, 2015
Some scholars say the much-talked-about New Model of Major-Country Relationship is being discarded before it even gets off the drawing board. But at the upcoming Xi-Obama meeting, common interests will stimulate common values, and strengthen the willingness to sail in the same ship.