As China's global influence continues to grow, the country must work to strengthen its relations with its neighbors and balance its economy in a way that promotes domestic growth without increasing international tensions.
The U.S. midterm elections have the potential to change the face of U.S. domestic and foreign policy and to affect U.S.-China relations.
Whether dealing with climate change, international economics, or global and regional politics, China faces the challenge of balancing its obligations as a “responsible stakeholder” in international affairs with its own identity as a developing country and its connections with the rest of the developing world.
China’s evolving foreign policy continue to dominate discussions of Sino-U.S. relations. Yet there has been little in-depth analysis of Chinese public opinion and its impact on China’s foreign policy.