Despite the multiple challenges facing Beijing and Washington today, the two governments can manage their differences and continue to advance relations along a peaceful and constructive path.
China benefits from the U.S. dollar’s role as an international currency, and any reduction in the dollar’s global role would increase the difficulty of China’s domestic economic rebalancing.
The supposed golden age in relations between mainland China and Taiwan may not have been so golden, but the two sides have a chance to keep constructive ties under new Taiwanese leadership.
China’s interests are best served by opening a dialogue with the United States on the possible deployment of a missile-defense system in South Korea.
The Carnegie–Tsinghua Center’s Young Ambassadors Program was recognized at the 2016 U.S.-China Consultation on People-to-People Exchange for its pioneering efforts to cultivate the next generation of global leaders.