Disputes between China and U.S. allies over the South China can be settled diplomatically, but this will require a nuanced understanding of all parties’ concerns.
The Carnegie Global Dialogue series included four panel discussions that focused on China’s relationships with Russia, the United States, the European Union, and the Middle East respectively.
Chinese leaders have framed the Belt and Road initiative as a way for China to provide public goods to other countries, although a lack of transparency has led some to question China’s motives.
The historic visit between Xi Jinping and Ma Ying-jeou cemented the legacies of both leaders, but a DPP victory in Taiwan’s elections could introduce new challenges into cross-Strait relations.
The complex nuclear dimension of security interactions between China, India, and the United States warrant timely conversations about how stable, constructive ties can be maintained.
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.”
Academic and cultural exchanges can facilitate greater understanding and mutual trust between China and the international community.
The Imperial Springs International Forum brought together top Chinese and international speakers to advance constructive, informed solutions to today’s critical global policy challenges.
The U.S.-China relationship has long been a mix of cooperation and competition. The core challenge for policymakers is to balance these two elements by encouraging the first and managing the second.