Chinese and US Engagement with Developing Countries News Roundup: Jun.24 – Jul.5, 2019

This issue first explores why China may be becoming more cautious about lending to Africa, a Chinese company’s efforts to fight malaria in Kenya, and increased tensions between Kenyan and Chinese traders. We also summarize China’s critique of claims of debt-traps and neocolonialism and...

China Policy Profiles: Senator Elizabeth Warren

As an academic and senator, Warren has relatively limited experience with China despite her frontrunner status. A search of her record on votesmart.org reveals only two votes on bills that include the word “China,” with both being votes against the confirmation of...

The Long March From China To The Ivies

As the daughter of a senior colonel in China’s People’s Liberation Army, Ren Futong has lived all 17 years of her life in a high-walled military compound in northern Beijing. No foreigners are allowed inside the gates; the vast encampment, with its own bank,...

Chinese and US Engagement with Developing Countries News Roundup: Jun.10 – Jun.21, 2019

How is China's aid associated with African leaders' home regions? Why is the trade talk between China and Kenya stuck? Why does WHO decline to declare Ebola a global emergency in Congo? Where does China stand on the Libya Conflict? Why has Chile decided...

China Policy Profiles: Vice President Joe Biden

At this point, former Vice President Joe Biden and Senator Elizabeth Warren are the clear frontrunners in the Democratic field. Of the over 20 candidates, Biden has the most substantial China policy record. During Biden’s tenure as Vice President, President Barack Obama...

January Transfer Window: China’s Million-Dollar Dream of Soccer World Domination

For well-known soccer players who have given Europe a good run, plying their trades in the ambitious Chinese Super League is becoming a popular career move. A rising power in the global transfer market, the CSL has shelled out for some of the splashiest --...

Chinese and US Engagement with Developing Countries News Roundup: May.27 – Jun.7, 2019

Is Google’s blockage of Huawei to its Android updates forcing African countries to choose between US and Chinese technology? Are there any notable developments since the African Continental Free Trade Agreement went into effect? Plus, how do South African companies feel about the US-China...

China Policy Profiles: Andrew Yang

Democratic Presidential candidate Andrew Yang offers unique perspectives on the U.S. economy that set him apart from other candidates, but his perspectives on U.S.-China relations ultimately follow the Democratic Party line. While Yang has argued that American foreign policy should be more...

Unlocking the Vast Potential of People-to-People Diplomacy in the Global Coronavirus Combat

The Shanghai Institutes for International Studies have published a report on the potential of people-to-people diplomacy as a result of the Coronavirus Crisis. Read it below or at http://www.siis.org.cn/Content/Info/4UA9LS9STN2O

Chinese and US Engagement with Developing Countries News Roundup: Apr.8 – Apr.26, 2019

Every two weeks, The Carter Center’s China Program releases an overview of major events involving Chinese and US global engagement, with a particular focus on emerging issues in Africa and Latin America. In addition to using news sources, the news roundup will analyze papers...

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