Competing visions and expectations complicate China-US ties. They need to try and walk in each other’s shoes, argues Shen Dingli.
Double-digit growth can’t hide the fact that China’s state-controlled economy is leaving the vast majority of citizens behind.
China is backing away from last year’s assertive posture. Whatever the reason, the US shouldn’t expect a transformation in ties.
Hu Jintao has been keen to emphasize ‘fairness’ in China. But has the message reached the ears of many of the country’s officials?
A new Cold War between the US and China isn’t inevitable. But better inter-military communication will be needed to stop one, says Michael Swaine.
Some China watchers look to Bismarck as a comparison for China. It’s a less reassuring analogy than they think.
China’s ties with other major powers took a sharp turn for the worse in 2010. Its leaders need to change mindset, says Minxin Pei.