Bridging the Narrative Gap in China-US Relations
By Vu Le Thai Hoang and Ngo Di Lan
States regularly tell stories about themselves and how the world works. Chinese and American narratives – including about the Biden-Xi summit – remain at odds.
Can Xi Jinping Achieve His Ambitions After the Biden-Xi Summit?
By Jianli Yang
Xi’s transformation from “wolf warrior” to “panda” was more about what came after the summit: a major gathering with American CEOs.
China-US Relations After the Biden-Xi Summit: Beyond Stabilization
By David Skidmore
We have staunched the bleeding in China-U.S. relations. Now can the patient be revived?
What Do US Indo-Pacific Allies Think of the Biden-Xi Summit?
By Shannon Tiezzi
Views from Australia, Japan, the Philippines, South Korea, and Taiwan.
Biden, Xi Hit the Reset Button on China-US Relations. Can It Last?
By Shannon Tiezzi
The biggest outcome from the meeting was a promise to keep talking on a whole host of issues. But that achievement shouldn't be underestimated.
Biden’s Goal for Xi Meeting: Get China-US Communications Back to Normal
By Aamer Madhani and Colleen Long
“We’re not trying to decouple from China,” the U.S. president insisted, “but what we’re trying to do is change the relationship for the better.”
Biden, Xi, and ‘Responsible Management’ of Atrocity Crimes
By Sophie Richardson
The U.S. should not give up on holding China to account for its human rights violations in the name of diplomatic progress.
The APEC Summit Is Happening in San Francisco. What Is APEC, Anyway?
By Colleen Long and Aamer Madhani
An introduction to the 21-member grouping and the main events to watch at this year's summit.
Can the Biden-Xi Summit Chart the Course to a Stabilized China-US Economic Relationship?
By Bai Peng
The differing interpretations of de-risking by China and the United States highlight the profound unease with which they view the current state and trajectory of their economic relations.
Prospect of a Biden-Xi Summit Sparks Backlash in China
By Hemant Adlakha
The anti-U.S. narrative in Beijing has further deteriorated since the Bali Summit a year ago. So why is Xi pressing ahead for a sit down with the U.S. president?
The Benefits (and Limits) of China-US High-Level Diplomatic Engagement
By Susan Thornton
Beijing and Washington have two different visions for what a “stabilized” relationship would look like, and they will be difficult to reconcile.
Avoiding Misperception in the China-US Thaw
By Da Wei
Reducing misperception is key to avoid unrealistic expectations that might ruin the current process of diplomatic engagement.