July 29, 2008 // 11:15am — 12:15pm
Yang Jiechi, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China; Henry A. Kissinger, U.S. co-chairman, Kissinger Institute; Stephen J. Hadley, Asst. to the President for National Security Affairs; Joseph B. Gildenhorn, Chairman, Wilson Center Board of Trustees; David A. Metzner, Vice Chairman, Wilson Center Board of Trustees
J. Stapleton Roy, Director of the Kissinger Institute on China and the United States; Douglas Spelman, Deputy Director of the Kissinger Institute; Yafeng Xia, Associate Professor of History at Long Island University in New York.
Stapleton Roy, Director of the Kissinger Institute, presented the Woodrow Wilson Awards to Chief Justice Andrew Li, for Public Service, and to Dr. Victor Fung, Chairman of Li and Fung Group, for Corporate Citizenship.
The international community is taking gradual—yet effective—steps to secure nuclear materials, with Russia “turning the corner from nuclear problem state to nuclear solution state,” Carnegie’s Matthew Rojansky says. In this interview, he and other experts assess the 2012 Nuclear Security Summit in Seoul.
Director J. Stapleton Roy's Interview With Dennis Wholey on China and its Relationship With the United States
Director J. Stapleton Roy discusses the changing global role of China and its relationship with the United States. Watch the full interview here!
This project was undertaken by Asia Society’s Center on U.S.-China Relations, the Kissinger Institute on China and the United States at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, and the Monitor Group.
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.
Public Policy Scholar Wu Junhua on Sino-Japanese Relations Following Japan's Earthquakes and Tsunami
Ever since World War II, many Chinese have harbored deep-seated mistrust and resentment towards the Japanese. This has given rise to many misconceptions about Japan. Although democratization has produced substantial changes in Japanese society since the war, many Chinese still cannot erase from their hearts wartime images of massacres of Chinese civilians by the Japanese army.