President-elect Trump’s recent phone call with Taiwan's Tsai Ing-wen marks a potential end to the “One China” policy, leaving many to question how regional stability in the Asia-Pacific will be impacted.
A conflicting paradigm of how countries view China’s global role has led to an oversimplification of China’s international influence that often neglects the interplay between economics and geopolitics.
Dealing with China’s rise requires strategic coherence, and the best way to adapt to China’s new activism is to mount a stronger offense, not play perpetual defense.
The pursuit of a stable U.S.-China balance and greater economic integration in East Asia is an approach better suited to what the U.S. economy can sustain over the long run and strikes a better balance between external security interests, international responsibilities, and domestic requirements.
President-elect Trump’s phone call with Tsai Ing-wen raises questions about how the new administration will approach China and issues impacting the Asia-Pacific region.
Threats to Asian regional security, notably in the Korean Peninsula and the South China Sea, call for a collaborative effort between United States and China amidst increasing tensions.
Donald Trump could have an opportunity early in his presidency to prove his negotiating skills on a serious national-security challenge the United States will confront over the next four years.
Beijing believes President-elect Trump will be more isolationist, but recent announcements from the incoming administration indicate otherwise, which could lead to a dangerous misalignment of expectations.
The world reacts to the election of Donald Trump and its potential implications.
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.