The Rise and Fall of Confucius Institutes in the US
By Bonnie Girard
Will the controversial Chinese government-funded programs rise again under another name?
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.
China-US Nuclear Arms Control Talks: A Much-Needed First Step
By Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan
Ahead of the anticipated Biden-Xi meeting, officials from both sides met in Washington for arms control and nonproliferation talks.
Understanding China’s Policy in the Russia-Ukraine War and Implications for China-US Relations
By Zhao Huasheng
Both China and the U.S. use the conflict as a prism to view future Sino-U.S. relations, from which they imagine possible conflicts and methods of conflict between China and the U.S.
China-US Maritime Crisis Management: Geographical Location Matters
By Hu Bo
In China’s surrounding waters, including the South and East China seas, its military has air and sea encounters with other nations' forces thousands of times per year, raising the potential for accidental escalation.
Managing the Complex Maritime Disputes That Divide China and the US
By Lyle Goldstein
Aside from the exceedingly volatile issue of Taiwan, the next most dangerous issue in China-U.S. relations involves the maritime realm.
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.