Ambassador William J. Burns and Paul Haenle discuss the future of U.S. diplomacy, the rise of China, and prospects for the Trump-Kim summit in Singapore.
Amid the escalating Sino-U.S. trade friction, Xi’s speech can be seen as creating a mediating space for potential negotiation between Beijing and Washington in order to prevent the global economy from suffering another big blow.
China made clear through Kim’s visit that it will not be sidelined in important conversations and developments on the future of the Korean Peninsula. Now, Xi has had the opportunity to influence the terms of any future agreement.
How will the recent new dynamics influence relations between Russia, China, and the United States?
Paul Haenle sat down with Jia Qingguo, to discuss recent shifts in regional geopolitics, debates around Chinese leverage over North Korea, and developments that could lead to greater U.S.-China cooperation to resolve the issue.
The draft Nuclear Posture Review of the Donald Trump administration presents Washington's intention to use US nuclear weapons as a hegemonic tool again.
Four years after recording the first episode of the podcast, U.S. former national security advisor Stephen Hadley joined Paul Haenle again on the 100th episode to discuss how U.S. foreign policy has adapted to new realities in the bilateral relationship amidst a shifting global order.
President Trump’s policies have called into question the United States’ role in the world while China’s economic and political clout grows. What is the future of the U.S.-led order and the implications of a rising China?
Transformations brought about by automation, technology, and artificial intelligence are one of the defining issues of the 21st century. How can China and the United States cooperate on these and other commerce issues?
U.S. interests in the Asia-Pacific have remained the same under the Trump administration, but components of the Indo-Pacific strategy require a further explanation for U.S. allies in the region.