Beijing seems certain to continue using economic leverage for political and strategic ends, but blunt coercion isn’t likely to become routine. It is a tool in an increasingly diverse toolkit.
Reducing America’s persistent trade deficits with China will require addressing thorny structural issues. In the short term, the focus should be on investment-related concerns.
China generates widely varying views on its economic and political prospects. This book is about why there are such differences and why the conventional wisdom is so often wrong.
The upcoming U.S.-China Comprehensive Economic Dialogue will be a meeting characterized by many contrasts.
Brussels and Tokyo are stepping up at a time when Washington is retrenching from its traditional leadership role on global trade issues.
Political and economic trends point to increased protectionist sentiment in the United States and heightened tensions between the United States and China.
When Trump and Modi meet for the first time, they will likely focus on defense deals. They may also discuss areas of mutual interest, including trade, investment, and counterterrorism.
The West has long been a font of stability, prosperity, and security. Yet when faced with global instability and economic uncertainty, it is tempting for states to react by closing borders, hoarding wealth, and solidifying power.
The traditional props that have framed India-U.S. relationship over the last two decades—including those on shared democratic values and a common interest in Asian balance of power—can no longer provide an effective guidance to the Trump era.
China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has become the organizing foreign policy concept of the Xi Jinping era.