Americans and Chinese, like peoples everywhere, have dreams. Chinese President Xi Jinping frequently refers to the China dream of the great renewal of the Chinese nation; while American dream has focused primarily on personal freedom and equal opportunity to better one's position in life. People in both China and the United States worry whether Chinese and American dreams are compatible, writes former U.S. Ambassador to China, J. Stapleton Roy.
It’s been a contentious run-up to July’s Strategic & Economic Dialogue (S&ED) meetings in Beijing. Despite deepening ties at the sub-national level, despite burgeoning Chinese investment in the United States, and despite broad academic, cultural and people-to-people ties that evince the two nations’ desire for constructive relations, American and Chinese suspicions of each other continue to deepen.
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!
The Wilson Center today announced that Robert Daly will be the Center’s new Director for the Kissinger Institute on China and the United States, beginning today.
China's assistance in the recovery of debris from Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 is another propaganda coup for the Chinese polar programme, as well as a subtle reminder of China's will to demonstrate its growing international role and presence, writes Fellow Anne-Marie Brady.
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.
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 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?”