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Global Governance

Changing Chinese Views of American Society

The United States and China figure centrally in each other’s international relations, economic policy, and commercial life. Many Chinese now travel to the US for business, tourism, or education, while others study American history and culture in their schools and universities or form their views of the US through the media and popular culture. In this forum, experts from one of China's most prestigious research institutes, the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, will discuss Chinese views of American society, politics, and culture today.

Uncle Sam and the Saudi Split

A divide between the United States and Saudi Arabia is on painful display, says Senior Scholar David Ottaway, as Saudi Arabia joins over 100 other UN members in supporting the recognition of Palestinian statehood at the United Nations.  

Strategic Partnerships


For the Africa Program and Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity


Special Partner Institutions in the African Think Tank Initiative that stemmed from the “Southern Voices in the Northern Policy Debate - African Institutions” Carnegie Grant:

Ethiopian Economic Association (Ethiopia)

World Readies for Palestine Statehood Bid

With Palestine’s bid for statehood still under consideration by the UN General Assembly, Public Policy Scholar Aaron David Miller discusses the hard road ahead of a possible vote, its implications for Israel, and the United States' position on a UN-recognized Palestinian state.

Read his Foreign Policy cover story on the issue and watch his appearances on CNN and Fox News here: