The New Silk Road is an opportunity for China and Greece to deepen their economic and cultural cooperation.
The world’s center of gravity is shifting from Europe to East Asia, and the international system appears to be moving toward a bipolar dynamic involving China and the United States.
Russia is tilting toward China in the face of political and economic pressure from the United States and Europe. This does not presage a new Sino-Russian bloc, but the epoch of post-communist Russia’s integration with the West is over.
China recognizes the complex historical dimensions of the situation in Crimea and remains committed to a diplomatic solution that considers the interests of all parties involved.
Despite slowing Chinese demand for commodities, countries in Latin America and Africa can still benefit from closer economic ties with China.
China is believed to be developing the missile technology to independently engage multiple targets, a capability that must be carefully managed to maintain stability.
Chinese investment and the lessons of the country’s development are beneficial to African economies seeking to expand their global profile.
In the past year, Beijing has become more diplomatically engaged with Afghanistan, raising the potential for China to play a helpful role in Afghanistan’s future economic and security prospects.
The BRICS Bank, the AIIB, and the Silk Road Fund are structured similarly to existing international financial institutions and will do much to help developing countries grow.
China hopes that providing economic benefits to neighboring countries will help Beijing improve its relationships with these states and bolster China’s growing international profile.
China’s economy is transitioning into a period of steadier, more gradual growth, while the country’s diplomacy is becoming more proactive in striving for achievement.
The United States and China don’t agree on every issue. But in the past, the two countries have found ways to deal with their disagreements without obstructing progress in areas of common interest.
The Carnegie–Tsinghua Center serves as a vital platform for Chinese and international scholars and policymakers to exchange views on today’s most pressing global issues.
Commodity price drops and the U.S. diplomatic breakthrough with Cuba are affecting China’s relations with Latin American countries.
Lower oil prices will affect China’s relations with countries such as Iran and Russia, while also hindering China’s renewable energy development by encouraging consumption of low-cost fossil fuels.
As negotiations with Iran continue, many of Beijing’s strategic interests align with those of Washington, providing China a chance to contribute to an important precedent for nonproliferation.
Asian financial integration is becoming a lasting feature of the political and economic reality in Asia and will pose a growing challenge to U.S. leadership in the Pacific. Washington should not shy away from this competition.
China must carefully consider which relationship is more important: relations with its neighboring countries or with the United States.
The Middle East is vital to China’s present and future energy interests, but the region’s thorny geopolitics make Chinese state-owned firms hesitant to make large investments there.
The outcome of Greece’s election and the country’s potential exit from the eurozone will have profound implications for Europe’s future prospects.
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