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.
There Is No Consensus on American Decline in Beijing
By Daniel Fu and Arran Hope
It is inaccurate – and dangerous – to assume that Chinese policy elites broadly perceive the U.S. to be in perpetual decline.
Why Beijing Isn’t Interested in Setting Guardrails for China-US Competition
By Jinghao Zhou
It is essential for the U.S. to understand the logic behind China's refusal to establish guardrails in order to reset its competition strategy.
‘Only Nixon Could Go to China’; Only Xi Can Go to America?
By Brian Wong and Scott Singer
50 years after the famous Nixon-Mao meeting, today’s leaders can learn from their nuanced political leadership.
China Bashes US Over Racism, Inequality, Pandemic Response
By Ken Moritsugu
Beijing’s annual report on U.S. human rights violations took aim at systemic racial and economic inequality, among other issues.
China’s Hypocrisy on America’s Democracy
By Bonnie Girard
The Global Times' narrative on the events of January 6 and beyond conveniently avoids any need for Chinese introspection.
How Should China Use a Biden Window of Opportunity?
By Dingding Chen
China should take a more proactive stances on Sino-U.S. relations, rather than waiting for and responding to Biden's China policy.
President-Elect Biden to Pick Katherine Tai as Top Trade Envoy
By Associated Press
The Mandarin-speaker previously helped set China trade policy for the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative.
China Should Follow Its Scholars’ Advice to Biden
By Denny Roy
Chinese analysts have joined the chorus offering advice for Biden's China policy. Those prescriptions are better applied to Beijing's own behavior.
China Is Signaling Its Desire to Improve Relations With the US. Is Anyone Listening?
By Aries Li
Chinese officials’ World War II commemorations hold an important message for the modern day China-U.S. relationship.
China Thinks Cooperation With the US Is ‘Unstoppable.’ It’s a Dangerous Assumption.
By Shannon Tiezzi
Buoyed by a sense of historical inevitability, Beijing insists it has no responsibility for fraying ties with Washington.
The US-China Relationship Is a Shakespearean Tragedy
By Zheng Wang
We are silently witnessing the biggest strategic misjudgment in history: Two superpowers are sliding toward conflict when they still share huge common interests.