Through a combination of country, regional, and topical studies, Strategic Asia 2005–06: Military Modernization in an Era of Uncertainty assesses how Asian states are modernizing their military programs in response to China's rise as a regional power, the war on terrorism, changes in U.S. force posture, the revolution in military affairs, and local security dilemmas.
China's economy will be bigger than America's within a few decades. In the meantime, rather than trying to block China's access to U.S. assets and markets, the task at hand is to craft, with China, an international system inclusive enough and flexible enough to enable China to grow and for the rest of the world to share the potential gains its economy has to offer.
Discussion of CNOOC’s bid for Unocal, bilateral trade, and China’s military modernization featuring top China policy experts Carolyn Bartholomew, Albert Keidel and Michael Swaine.
Jonathan Anderson provided an assessment of current developments in China and the region.
The Carnegie China Program convened a seminar to explore the controversies surrounding the Chinese yuan. With the escalation of rhetoric across the Pacific and with the U.S. Senate scheduled to vote on a 28-percent tariff on all Chinese goods if Beijing does not act promptly on its exchange rate, it is important to review the fundamental underpinnings of the charges against China.