Phase One Deal Explained

On January 15th, 2020, President Donald Trump and Chinese Vice Premier Liu He signed a temporary trade agreement known as the “Phase...

Examining China’s Impact and Strategy in Developing Countries

The origins of Sino-African relations can be traced back to the voyages of famed Chinese admiral and explorer Zheng He, who arrived...

Trump Warns of Prolonged Trade War: Why a comprehensive trade deal is still unlikely

By Mark Weiss President Trump warned on Tuesday that the ongoing US-China trade war...

A Bridge Too Far: Unscrambling ‘Ron Vara’

If U.S.-China relations are analogized to building a bridge across the Pacific, a government official falsifying sources or information in academic publications, even if in jest, is like a civil engineer using erroneous math as a practical joke. Failing to correct these errors threatens the stability of the entire project, with potentially catastrophic results.

Turbulent Waters: (Mis)Managing the Rise of China by Robert S. Ross

"The U.S.-China power transition is approaching a critical juncture. The rapid improvement of China’s relative economic influence and naval capabilities in East Asia has...

China and America: The Age of Realist Geoeconomics by William H. Overholt

"Post-World War II Asia experienced a transformation of the strategic environment, defined by two changes. For the first time, human beings learned how to...

U.S.-China Relations: Revisionist History by David M. Lampton

"There cannot be order in the world without an orderly and minimally productive U.S.-China relationship. Neither country will be able to realize its potential...

China’s Economic Transformation: A Threat to the Liberal Global Order? by Arthur R. Kroeber

"In the phrase of Council on Foreign Relations scholar Elizabeth Economy, “China is an illiberal state seeking leadership in a liberal world order.” This...

The Role of American NGOs and Civil Society Actors in an Evolving U.S.-China Relationship...

"When we think about the US-China bilateral relationship we often think about economics, trade, politics and strategic security. Less prominent in our discussion is...

A Crisis is a Terrible Thing to Waste by Ryan Hass

"The U.S.-China relationship has now reached what respected China scholar David M. Lampton describes as a “tipping point.i” The basic assumptions and expectations that...

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