• Op-Ed

    America’s Trade Deficit With China Doesn’t Matter

    Bilateral trade balances alone aren’t an accurate reflection of a country’s economic strength.

    • Op-Ed

    China and America Need a One-Korea Policy

    Both the United States and China have to recognize the reality, if not the legitimacy, of each other’s fears about North Korea and make concessions that indicate their good faith in eventually moving toward a Korean Peninsula that is united.

    • Op-Ed

    2017, the Year Chairman Xi Will Come Into His Own

    After five years of consolidating power, Xi Jinping will emerge stronger than ever before. For this year at least, Xi will play the role of global leader, and the world will be better for it.

    • Op-Ed

    Beijing, Washington Face Similar Economic Challenges

    Both China and the United States need to address shared problems such as moderating rising income disparities, designing effective regulatory systems, and promoting innovation.

    • Testimony

    Checking China’s Maritime Push

    The only effective way to create a more stable environment in the maritime areas near China is for the United States to lead a serious diplomatic dialogue with Beijing and other claimants aimed at establishing mutually acceptable restraints, accompanied by strong U.S. and allied deterrence signals.

    • China Financial Markets

    China and the History of U.S. Growth Models

    The Chinese development model is an old one and can trace its roots at least as far back as the infant industry protection, internal improvements, and system of national finance of the American System of the 1820s and 1830s. Understanding why the many precedents for its growth model have succeeded in some few cases and failed in others will help us enormously in understanding China’s prospects.

    • Op-Ed

    South Korea’s Dangerous Leadership Vacuum

    South Korea’s ongoing political crisis is making it difficult to respond effectively to North Korean provocations.

    • Op-Ed

    China’s Great Firewall Blocks Protests and Music Alike

    The Chinese underground music scene lives on social media—but not on the platforms the rest of the world uses

    • TV/Radio Broadcast

    On Capital Flows and Debt Crisis

    Large concentrations of capital into a single market can eventually lead to a debt crisis and rising unemployment, making large infrastructure investment a necessity in both the United States and Europe.

    • Op-Ed

    Conflict and Commonality Between Donald Trump and Xi Jinping

    Contrasting political systems and cultural norms have always made it difficult for China and the United States to work together. Ironically, with Presidents Trump and Xi, the potential for conflict is now greater not because of these differences but because of commonalities in their aspirations.

China Insights

This Chinese-language monthly offers objective and original policy analysis on China for American and Chinese researchers and policymakers.

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    Muthiah Alagappa
    Nonresident Senior Fellow
    Asia Program
    Alagappa, a nonresident senior fellow in the Asia Program, was the first holder of the Tun Hussein Onn Chair in international studies at the Institute of Strategic and International Studies in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. His research focuses primarily on Asian security, the political legitimacy of governments, civil society and political change, and the political role of the military in Asia.
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    Evan A. Feigenbaum
    Nonresident Senior Fellow
    Asia Program
    Feigenbaum’s work focuses principally on China and India, geopolitics in Asia, and the role of the United States in East, Central, and South Asia. His previous positions include deputy assistant secretary of state for South Asia, deputy assistant secretary of state for Central Asia, and member of the secretary of state’s policy planning staff with principal responsibility for East Asia and the Pacific.
  • expert thumbnail - Godement
    François Godement
    Nonresident Senior Fellow
    Asia Program
    Godement, an expert on Chinese and East Asian strategic and international affairs, is a nonresident senior fellow in the Asia Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
  • expert thumbnail - Haenle
    Paul Haenle
    Carnegie–Tsinghua Center for Global Policy
    Haenle served as the director for China, Taiwan, and Mongolian Affairs on the National Security Council staffs of former presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama prior to joining Carnegie.
  • expert thumbnail - Holden
    John L. Holden
    Nonresident Senior Fellow
    Asia Program
    Holden is a nonresident senior fellow in the Carnegie Asia Program. He also advises corporations and other organizations on their operations in China and assists Chinese companies overseas.
  • expert thumbnail - Huang
    Yukon Huang
    Senior Fellow
    Asia Program
    Huang is a senior fellow in the Carnegie Asia Program, where his research focuses on China’s economic development and its impact on Asia and the global economy.
  • expert thumbnail - Lee
    Chung Min Lee
    Nonresident Senior Fellow
    Asia Program
    Chung Min Lee is a nonresident senior fellow in Carnegie’s Asia Program.
  • expert thumbnail - Medeiros
    Evan Medeiros
    Nonresident Senior Fellow
    Asia Program
    Evan S. Medeiros is a nonresident senior fellow in the Asia Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
  • expert thumbnail - Nehru
    Vikram Nehru
    Nonresident Senior Fellow
    Asia Program
    Nehru is a nonresident senior fellow in the Carnegie Asia Program. An expert on development economics, growth, poverty reduction, debt sustainability, governance, and the performance and prospects of East Asia, his research focuses on the economic, political, and strategic issues confronting Asia, particularly Southeast Asia.
  • expert thumbnail - Paal
    Douglas H. Paal
    Vice President for Studies
    Paal previously served as vice chairman of JPMorgan Chase International and as unofficial U.S. representative to Taiwan as director of the American Institute in Taiwan.
  • expert thumbnail - Pettis
    Michael Pettis
    Nonresident Senior Fellow
    Asia Program
    Pettis, an expert on China’s economy, is professor of finance at Peking University’s Guanghua School of Management, where he specializes in Chinese financial markets.
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    James L. Schoff
    Senior Fellow
    Asia Program
    Schoff is a senior fellow in the Carnegie Asia Program. His research focuses on U.S.-Japan relations and regional engagement, Japanese politics and security, and the private sector’s role in Japanese policymaking.
  • expert thumbnail - Swaine
    Michael Swaine
    Senior Fellow
    Asia Program
    Swaine is a senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and one of the most prominent American analysts in Chinese security studies.

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