Implications of China’s Rise

    • Podcast

    Live Recording: What’s Next for China-India Relations – A Look Ahead

    Last year’s Mamallapuram summit between Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi suggested the historically tense China-India relationship was warming considerably. 2020, however, has been a markedly difficult year for the two countries.

    • Podcast

    Paul Haenle on the Future of U.S.-China Relations

    President-elect Joe Biden will enter the White House with challenging domestic and foreign policy agendas. Where does China rank on the Biden administration’s priority list? How is Beijing likely to respond to Biden’s election, and what are the implications for U.S. policy in the Asia-Pacific?

    • Article

    Chinese Security Contractors in Africa

    • Paul Nantulya
    • October 08, 2020

    As China’s engagement with African countries has grown over the past several years, Beijing is increasingly turning to security contractors to protect its Belt and Road Initiative projects, citizens, and diplomats.

    • Podcast

    Pulling U.S.-China Relations Back from the Brink

    Why has the coronavirus crisis evolved into a contest of systems between the United States and China? Can Washington and Beijing construct more effective official dialogue mechanisms to address bilateral problems? On this episode, Paul Haenle and Zha Daojiong have a wide-ranging discussion on U.S.-China relations.

    • Podcast

    Understanding the Role of Ideology in U.S.-China Relations

    The risk of confrontation or conflict has significantly increased, and domestic politics in China and the United States have exacerbated tensions. What role does ideology play in the ongoing deterioration of the relationship, and how will it impact future bilateral ties?

    • Op-Ed

    No Magic in Nuclear Buildup

    China once had the smallest nuclear arsenal of the five nuclear powers. But to ensure the effectiveness of its deterrence in a complex security environment, it has made steady efforts to modernize its arsenal.

    • Podcast

    Live Recording Replay: Coronavirus and the Korean Peninsula

    As nations confront the pandemic, rumors of Kim Jong-un’s death and a flurry of North Korean missile tests injected even more uncertainty in the international landscape. How do views in Washington, Seoul, and Beijing differ or align on North Korea?

    • Article

    China’s Regional Engagement Goals in Latin America

    • Margaret Myers
    • May 07, 2020

    The success of China’s regional outreach in Latin America will depend, as it has for a number of years, on Beijing’s relative influence in regional institutions and on the capacity and effectiveness of the institutions themselves.

    • Podcast

    U.S.-China Relations 2020: Coronavirus and Elections

    China is facing growing international scrutiny due to its initial mishandling of the coronavirus outbreak. Countries are increasingly questioning the motives underlying Beijing’s recent international aid efforts, and there is growing concern over developments in the South China Sea, Taiwan Strait, and Hong Kong.

    • Podcast

    Missing in Action: U.S.-China Cooperation on Coronavirus

    The coronavirus outbreak has highlighted the many issues in the U.S.-China relationship. Why can’t Washington and Beijing better coordinate a response to the pandemic?

Carnegie Experts on
Implications of China’s Rise

  • expert thumbnail - Xuefeng
    Sun Xuefeng
    Resident Scholar
    Carnegie–Tsinghua Center for Global Policy
    Sun Xuefeng specializes in the rise of great powers and international relations theory. At Carnegie-Tsinghua Center for Global Policy, he runs a program examining the international and regional implications of China’s rise.

About the Program

Since the end of the Cold War, China has been experiencing a rise in relative power. This has particularly been the case since 2008, when China weathered the financial crisis relatively well. Implications of China’s Rise will explore how China’s rise is being interpreted and felt across the globe with particular emphasis on East Asia.

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