As China’s world leadership role expands, the country’s strategic approach should be grounded in moral realism.
Beijing’s efforts to liberalize its financial markets have become much more complicated and increased volatility has been the result.
Although yesterday’s test does not mean that North Korea’s nuclear capabilities have taken a qualitative leap forward, it is at least a sign of incremental improvement.
Regional actors like China, India, and Pakistan can cooperate effectively through multilateral platforms to promote reconstruction efforts in Afghanistan.
China hopes that the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris will help the country deepen reforms in its energy sector.
China’s commitment to addressing climate change may help serve as a bridge between the negotiating positions of developed and developing countries.
China must stand with the EU at this moment of reckoning and proactively participate in the debate about Europe’s future.
China’s economic slowdown has prompted Latin American and Chinese officials to seek new areas of cooperation, notably in agricultural technology and infrastructure.
For China to become a superpower like the United States, Beijing needs a new strategy that fully embraces genuine alliances, and not just so-called “strategic partnerships.”
Xi Jinping’s visit to the UK is expected to advance a new round of economic and political cooperation, ushering in a “golden age” of bilateral engagement.
More cultural exchanges between U.S. and Chinese academics and young people can help enhance constructive relations between the two countries.
Beijing should approach its energy-centered partnership with Moscow in Central Asia with a degree of caution.
If Obama and Xi can enhance coordination of U.S. and Chinese economic and energy policies, it could help bolster market confidence and improve the prospects of the Paris Climate Change Conference.
At the upcoming summit, Xi Jinping and Barack Obama will likely continue to emphasize areas of common interest and responsibly manage areas of disagreement.
The U.S.-China relationship involves both cooperation and competition, but because of the new global changes to the relationship, more must be done to balance these two dimensions.
Deeper economic and political cooperation between China, the UK, and the EU appears likely if diplomatic pitfalls can be avoided.
The United States is unlikely to accept a ban on hypersonic missile testing, but agreeing on how to limit their use may help countries manage fears of strategic instability.
The relationship between China and the EU has grown closer over the past forty years as the two sides complement existing economic cooperation with joint efforts in diplomacy and security.
Deepening nuclear tensions between the United States and Russia may be undermining stability at the conventional level, a trend that could negatively affect China’s security environment as well.
Despite the potentially destabilizing nature of hypersonic missiles, a test ban seems unlikely due to both political and technical challenges.