The U.S.-Russia bilateral relationship is facing unprecedented strains. At the same time, the U.S.-China relationship is growing increasingly contentious over what the Trump administration views as the lack of reciprocity across many areas, including trade, investment, media, education, and culture.
The Trump administration believes attempts by previous administrations at persuasive dialogue and engagement with Beijing were unsuccessful, but the current strategy of publicly admonishing and punishing China has not been effective.
China’s reaction to Vice President Pence’s Hudson Institute speech and what steps the U.S. and China might take to address the current tensions over trade and economics.
China, Russia, and the U.S. face the difficult task of maintaining the following aspects of trilateral nonproliferation cooperation: limiting vertical growth of nuclear forces, preventing nuclear proliferation in new countries, and enhancing barriers against terrorists’ use of nuclear weapons.
The Trump administration has taken a more confrontational approach to bilateral relations with China, implementing tariffs on nearly half of all Chinese exports to the United States and treating Beijing as a strategic competitor across many aspects of the relationship.
Though formal diplomatic efforts between the DPRK and China, South Korea, and the U.S. have resumed, a solution to the North Korea issue remains elusive.
Paul Haenle joined Kaiser Kuo to discuss next steps for DPRK diplomacy and tensions between the United States and China over trade, Taiwan, and the Belt and Road Initiative
The Trump administration’s Nuclear Posture Review, released earlier this year, emphasized the growing threat of nuclear competition in the Asia-Pacific. Tong Zhao sat down with David Santoro to explore pressing nuclear issues in the region and their implications for the U.S.-China relationship.
While the international community focuses its attention on trade, issues related to global production networks and flows of capital are essential to the discussion, which means monetary, investment, and fiscal policy must also be considered.
As U.S.-China strategic competition over technology increases, it will be difficult to strike a balance between protecting U.S. technology and innovation ecosystems while continuing to benefit from cooperation with China.