Questions remain about how committed the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is to continue “reform and opening” even as Xi seeks to advance CCP control in every sector.
The Trump administration sees China as a long-term strategic rival, and has challenged China on multiple fronts. The stakes for Japan and the U.S.-Japan alliance are getting higher as Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe makes his own bid to reorient relations with Beijing.
The bottom line is that bridging to G7 nations such as Italy and France and getting global recognition for the BRI are now top Chinese priorities. China wants to be seen as the new champion of multilateralism.
As they consider how to react diplomatically to China’s latest authoritarian turn, Western policymakers must understand the country’s complicated political history and the views of Chinese citizens more deeply.
Although standard trade theory predicts that highly advanced economies with sophisticated financial sectors, like the United States, should generally run trade surpluses, the country has run persistent, and often large, trade deficits for five decades. This can only be a consequence of significant global economic distortions.
Unpacking the second U.S.-North Korea summit is going to be a long term process but it will be seen as a major turning point—both positively and negatively—on prospects for North Korea’s denuclearization, the extent of inter-Korean détente, and the future of the U.S.-ROK alliance.
U.S. President Donald Trump’s meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has enfeebled an increasingly toothless military alliance between the U.S. and South Korea.
While Russia remains Astana’s closest political ally, China is gradually becoming the main economic partner of Kazakhstan.
U.S. President Donald Trump meets North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Hanoi this week. What do Washington, Pyongyang, Beijing, and others hope to see accomplished at the summit? Three Carnegie experts weigh in.
Both Beijing and Washington are contributing to the serious decline in U.S.-China relations under way today. Any true understanding of the relationship must accurately assess what is happening in both capitals.
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