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.
Decoding the ‘Positive Signal’ in China-US Relations
By Sophie Wushuang Yi
Amid several simultaneous humanitarian crises, finding a China-U.S. modus vivendi could not be more urgent.
US and China Hold Top-Level Talks, But Their Rivalry Remains Unchecked
By Matthew Lee
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken set low goals for his visit to Beijing this week, and he met them.
Senior US, Chinese Diplomats Hold ‘Candid’ Talks to Avoid Escalation of Tensions
By Simina Mistreanu
Daniel Kritenbrink, assistant secretary of state for East Asian and Pacific affairs, is the most senior U.S. official confirmed to have visited China since the spy balloon incident.
China, US Break Diplomatic Deadlock
By Shannon Tiezzi
A meeting between Jake Sullivan and Wang Yi is the highest-ranking exchange since the balloon crisis in February.
Biden-Xi Summit Shows an Uneasy Peace Emerging Between China and the US
By Brian Wong
What factors are behind the reframing of the relationship, and will it last?
Do the Anchorage Talks Represent a New Normal for US-China Relations?
By Shannon Tiezzi
The fiery stance from China’s diplomats signals they are willing to return perceived disrespect with more disrespect.
How Should President-Elect Joe Biden Address the US-China Competition?
By Dingding Chen
The rivalry is here to stay, but there are 3 things the Biden administration can do to stabilize the critical relationship.