The seventh round of the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue and the sixth round of the U.S.-China High-Level Consultation on People-to-People Exchange were held in Washington, D.C. on June 23 and 24. Against the complex backdrop of dispute between the two sides over the South China Sea and the eve of the U.S. [Read more]
Top officials from the U.S. and China met to discuss domestic and international issues in the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue. However, the meeting concluded without any notable progress made on issues surrounding China’s actions in cyberspace and at sea.
One issue in particular that could lead to [Read more]
While there may be short-term wavering and uncertainties, the composition of the U.S.-China mutual distrust seems likely to only get more complicated and extend well into the future.
Daniel Blumenthal – resident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute – wrote a piece for Foreign Policy’s website posted on Feb. 11 arguing that America’s acceptance of China’s so-called "new type of major power relationship" is a mistake and that U.S.-China relations are in fact an old type of power [Read more]
The worry and alarm over the space station that China will construct in Neuquen has spread beyond Argentina's borders. The opposition's legislators in Congress weren't the only ones to object to this sealed agreement between Argentine President Cristina Kirchner and her Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping over the possible [Read more]
Yesterday, Cheongwadae* spokesperson Min Kyung-ook used a rather novel expression: "Three no's," an expression that is meant to represent our government’s cautious stance to the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD), which the American government wishes to install rapidly in South Korea. "Three no's" (no [Read more]
A more confident America is not necessarily a bad thing for China.
The recently concluded, first-ever ministerial-level talks between China and the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States was an occasion that neither China nor Latin America took lightly. Despite it being a ministerial-level meeting, Chinese President Xi Jinping made an appearance to give an extended speech, [Read more]
With the U.S. economy yet to recover fully from the global economic crisis, and American politics increasingly dysfunctional, there is a global power vacuum.
For its part, Beijing fears that the U.S. has not, in fact, accepted the inevitability of China’s rise. Instead, it is working to consolidate its hegemony in Asia, thwarting the expansion of China’s influence and working with other nations, in particular its allies, to contain China.