What US National (Dis)Unity Means for China Policy
By Giuseppe Paparella
Historically, the U.S. approach to China has had a unique relationship to the ebb and flow of national cohesion at home.
How China Became a Wedge Issue Amid the US Debt Ceiling Nail-Biter
By Jiachen Shi
Both Democrats and Republicans have tried to use the specter of China to justify their own budget plans.
Underneath the Bipartisan Meeting with Tsai Lurks McCarthy’s Partisan Agenda
By Jiachen Shi
Despite emphasizing his commitment to bipartisanship, Kevin McCarthy’s current top priority is promoting partisan legislation and cementing Republicans as tough on China.
Another Way to Look at AUKUS: Keeping the US Engaged in the Indo-Pacific
By Grant Wyeth
Beyond responding to the China threat, AUKUS is also a tool to maintain U.S. Indo-Pacific engagement through whatever domestic storms are to come in Washington.
The ‘Taiwan Card’ in US Domestic Politics
By Jiachen Shi, Andrew Devine, and Lin (Kirin) Pu
Democrats and Republicans are competing to show greater support to Taiwan, with real consequences for the U.S.-China-Taiwan triangle.
How Universal Basic Income Can Advance the United States’ China Strategy
By Scott Singer and Ben Silvian
The infrastructure bill is a good start, but the U.S. must go much further in “domestic renewal” to truly compete with China.
3 Reasons Why the US Doesn’t Have a Coherent China Strategy
By Bu Le and Dingding Chen
The United States’ China policy will continue to zig and zag in the future.
U.S. Presidential Election Campaign Dims Prospects for TPP
By William G. Frasure
All three of the remaining candidates have expressed opposition to TPP.
Is This the Congressional Breakthrough the Trans-Pacific Partnership Needed?
By Ankit Panda
Bipartisan legislation granting the U.S. president trade promotion authority was introduced on Thursday. Will it save the TPP?