Kissinger Institute program assistant Sandy Pho is a guest contributor on the Program on America and the Global Economy's blog, America and the Global Economy. Read the full article here!
Top leaders in both China and the US are concerned about the growing strategic rivalry between the two countries. They are conscious of the historical examples, where the clash of interests between rising powers and established powers has precipitated bloody conflicts. They have endorsed the concept of trying to create a new model of major power relations between China and the US that can prevent history from repeating itself. Whether this will be possible remains to be seen
Mrs. Obama’s trip could be the greatest public diplomacy triumph the United States has achieved in China in years, writes Robert Daly.
In China, more people than ever are openly worshiping their faith. This phenomenon is seen in virtually any society where religion has been suppressed and then is permitted to flourish.
The United States will soon begin a term chairing The Arctic Council. Will it make the Arctic a priority and does the U.S. have a clear strategy for the region? Heather Conley discusses the view from the US in part 6 of the CONTEXT series, “Who Owns The Arctic?”
Tensions over security, access, and environmental impacts in the Arctic are rising. While members of the Arctic Council assert their established rights under new circumstances, an increasing number of non-Arctic states seek an active role in the region.
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.