In this episode of NOW, Kissinger Institute Director Robert Daly provides insight into the current situation in the South China Sea while also looking ahead to what might be next and its implications for U.S.-China relations.
Mutual perceptions between the United States and China are notoriously varied and changeable. This Kissinger Institute publication examines this broad topic through several lenses from distinguished guests from both China and the United States.
The next decade is likely to be the decisive period determining the future course of U.S.-China relations. Unless China and the United States can find ways to block the current drift toward strategic rivalry, tensions will rise.
Washington and Beijing both consider good bilateral relations to be vital, but their growing strategic rivalry has the potential to evolve into mutual antagonism. In this new policy brief, published as the new leadership was announced in Beijing, China expert Stapleton Roy argues that the US should focus on regional engagement through multilateral organizations like ASEAN, as opposed to its military presence in the region.
Bloomberg Businessweek cited Katie Lebling's work on China's distant water fishing fleets.
Is Chinese Foreign Direct Investment a Threat to the United States? Our speakers debated this critical and timely issue at an event on June 21, 2011 and was aired live on C-Span! Watch the video here!
The Kissinger Institute was in China for a week-long seminar on U.S.-China relations in February. It was a contentious month, but none of our interlocutors in Beijing or Zhejiang mentioned President Obama’s February 20 meeting with the Dalai Lama or the doubts American officials have expressed over China’s claims in the South China Sea.
Mutual perceptions between the U.S. and China are notoriously varied and changeable. Recently it seems that they have drawn considerable attention of both sides of the Pacific, in part because many tend to the negative. This is worrisome because general perceptions can and often do have a powerful impact on official policy.
The dialogue, which took place October 19, 2011, assessed the current state of U.S.-China relations and was held at the Metropolitan Club of the City of Washington, D.C.