As U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration approaches, uncertainty looms over the future of U.S-China policy.
China has found itself in the unique position as a global leader in the fight against climate change, but internal regulations to combat coal usage are facing resistance from local governments.
Trump’s electoral victory adds greater uncertainty and potentially more contention to U.S.-China trade relations.
China is divided over how a Trump presidency will impact U.S.-China relations. While scholars are optimistic that the United States will turn inward, economists worry about the potential trade implications.
The next U.S. administration will face a number of top foreign policy priorities, including the threat posed by the self-proclaimed Islamic State, a more assertive Russia, and developments in North Korea’s nuclear program.
As the United States shapes its Asia policies, it should strive to deepen cooperation with China to promote stability in the region.
As President Barack Obama enters his final months in office, experts are analyzing what his legacy in the Asia-Pacific will be and how impactful his "pivot to Asia" has been.
To strengthen their relationship, Beijing and Washington should prioritize developing strong economic relations and cooperate on national security issues, in addition to solving strategic mistrust.
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.
As President Obama’s term in office draws to a close, his legacy in the Asia-Pacific deserves reflection, particularly in light of tensions in the South China Sea and cross-strait relations.