The Wilson Center’s Asia Program will create an annual lecture series on U.S.-East Asian relations, named after noted diplomatic historian and Wilson Center Senior Scholar Nancy Bernkopf Tucker.
Director J. Stapleton Roy Participates in a forum on the state of U.S.-China relations today co-hosted by China Daily USA and the US-China Policy Foundation to celebrate China Daily's 30th anniversary.
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Chinese direct investment into the United States is more than doubling annually, with over $5 billion in 2010 alone. Despite an overall effective U.S. screening policy for inward investment, political interference and fearmongering threaten to divert legitimate and potentially beneficial investment deals. This Special Report was undertaken to help shape an American response to these inbound Chinese direct investment flows in order to maximize the potential benefits for the United States while appropriately addressing national security concerns.
Many say that the United States-China relationship is the most important in the world. While others may dispute this, few if any would question the assertion that the relationship is the predominant factor in Asian power interactions. All Asian capitals keep a very close eye on bilateral dealings between these two giants, in particular to see how they will affect their own relations with them.
In part 2 of our series “Who Owns The Arctic?”, Aki Tonami discusses the prospects for protecting the environment and creating sustainable development as more and more countries turn their attention to the North Pole.
The Arctic is a nearly pristine environment containing vast resources that are attracting a growing number of non-Arctic nations. And questions about the changing nature of the region present challenges to our understanding of how to best approach a fragile ecosystem. Are the questions and challenges surrounding the Arctic regional or global in nature. Willy Østreng shares his thoughts during the final installment of our series, “Who Owns The Arctic?”
The shadow of the Cold War still looms large over global affairs. Could increasing competition between China and the United States lead us back to another super-power stand-off? China expert Cheng Li discusses the consequences of a downturn in US-China relations.
Deputy Director, Douglas Spelman Participates in Discussion on the VOA (Chinese) Program, "Pro and Con."
What will be the impact of the China issue on the 2012 U.S. Presidential Election? Will China become a Superpower? Deputy Director Douglas Spelman addresses these questions on a May 27, 2011 segment on VOA Chinese. Watch the discussion here! (In Chinese).