Relations in Asia have deteriorated in large part because China’s willingness to act lags behind its capabilities. More productive outcomes could be realized if China became more active in crafting the global agenda.
The nature of global trade has transformed and adapted greatly since the stalled Doha Round of the World Trade Organization.
As China rapidly develops into a regional power with growing global influence, the United States seeks to engage it on a range of issues, especially international security.
U.S. trade policy has undergone an epic shift in the last decade. The ambitious new strategy is promising, but it will also prove challenging and risky.
India should take note of China’s rapid, multifaceted expansion of its ability to project power through its navy.
The wave of leadership transitions in China and throughout the rest of northeast Asia has raised numerous questions about the region’s stability and the state of U.S.-China relations.
Any shift away from no-first use is likely to be viewed by the United States and its allies—rightly or wrongly—as provocative.
A recent Chinese white paper on defense omits a promise that China will never use nuclear weapons first, an explicit pledge had been the cornerstone of Beijing’s stated nuclear policy for the last half-century.
As NATO decreases its involvement in Afghanistan and Libya and Washington shifts its attention to Asia, the future of U.S.-European transatlantic security has become a matter of debate amongst policymakers.
The conditions that facilitated China’s last major burst of economic reform in the 1990s are largely present today, potentially boosting the prospects for real and enduring economic change.