With its increasingly proactive diplomatic agenda, China has begun shaping its international environment through initiatives such as the Belt and Road and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank.
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.”
More cultural exchanges between U.S. and Chinese academics and young people can help enhance constructive relations between the two countries.
Long-standing U.S. strategic objectives in the Pacific and Xi Jinping’s proposal of mutual respect for core interests shape current U.S.-China relations.
China’s growing economic, political, and military power is redefining the country’s international role and changing its relationships with neighboring Asian countries and the United States.
Chinese investment in Latin American infrastructure will be more successful if China asks partnering countries what they want and need from such projects.
China continues to view Venezuela as a key source of oil, but Beijing has also been strengthening its private and public energy partnerships with other Latin American countries.
As Chinese President Xi Jinping prepares for his first state visit to the United States in September, U.S.-China relations are approaching a critical juncture.
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank is an opportunity for China and the EU to achieve win-win cooperation in the years ahead.
A shared commitment to building a multipolar international order in which emerging countries have greater influence is drawing Chinese and Russian leaders closer together.