Academic and cultural exchanges can facilitate greater understanding and mutual trust between China and the international community.
The United States and China can build a new type of great power relations by making cooperation on global challenges the dominant element.
Ideally, the parties will be able to return to the Six-Party Talks framework one day with all countries genuinely working toward the central goal of North Korea’s denuclearization. But the prospect of that happening anytime soon looks increasingly remote.
Genuine personal diplomacy can lay the groundwork for the new type of great-power relationship that Xi wants, but success depends on Obama and Xi moving beyond scripted talking points.
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.
Chinese President Xi Jinping has been calling for a new type of great-power relationship with the United States to pave the way for China’s smooth ascendance into the changing global order.
Africa remains both a challenge and opportunity for both China and the United States. China’s surge in trade and investment in Africa has left critical questions for U.S., African, and Chinese policies.
The heated U.S. presidential election, coinciding with China’s once-a-decade political transition, has led to increased scrutiny of U.S.-China bilateral relations.
While the character of the U.S.-China relationship will have great implications for global political and economic stability, mistrust plagues the bilateral relationship and is evident in public discourse and in the Chinese and American media.
As China surpasses Japan as the world’s second largest economy and continues to show remarkable growth, the importance of the bond between these two countries continues to grow.