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Nina Hachigian Archives

What Joins the United States and China and What Divides Them?

AnnenbergAlthough the United States and China must work to resolve their differences, they can take steps to improve the lives of their citizens in the meantime.

By Nina Hachigian | Friday, March 21, 2014

Assessing U.S.-China relations

Working together is hard and frustrating, but not working together is worse.

By Nina Hachigian | Friday, December 27, 2013

How the United States and China Can Strengthen the G-20, and Vice Versa

President Barack Obama and Chinese President Hu JintaoA study group comprising U.S. and Chinese experts puts forth proposals to strengthen the G-20.

By Nina Hachigian and Adam Hersh | Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Sen. Kerry’s Approach to China as Secretary of State

Sen John Kerry (D-MA) for secretary of stateAs secretary of state, John Kerry should continue the Obama administration’s clear-eyed, nuanced, and effective approach to relations with China.

By Nina Hachigian | Thursday, January 24, 2013

The Responsibility Doctrine

For the last four years, U.S. foreign policymakers have implemented what might be called the “responsibility doctrine”— prodding other influential nations to help foster a stable, peaceful world order—using at least a dozen underappreciated tactics which are, for the first time, catalogued here.

By Nina Hachigian and David Shorr | Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Rethinking U.S.-China Relations

President Barack Obama’s trip this week to Southeast Asia, the focus of much U.S-Chinese tension, reminds us that with new leadership now set in both the United States and China, it is time for both nations to continue searching for a new way to frame their relationship with each other.

By Nina Hachigian | Monday, November 19, 2012

What to Expect From President Obama’s Trip to Southeast Asia

Barack Obama, Yingluck ShinawatraThe president’s trip this week to Thailand, Burma, and Cambodia has widespread implications for the future of the region.

By Nina Hachigian | Monday, November 19, 2012

Watching the U.S.-Chinese Relationship in Los Cabos

Nina Hachigian describes how the U.S.-Chinese relationship will greatly influence the G-20’s future success, at Los Cabos and beyond.

By Nina Hachigian | Thursday, June 14, 2012

China’s Rise Is A Big Reason to Ratify the Law of the Sea Convention

Passing the U.N. Law of the Sea Convention would put the United States in the best negotiating position with a rising China, says Nina Hachigian.

By Nina Hachigian | Tuesday, June 12, 2012

The Leap Day Deal with North Korea

Nina Hachigian examines the latest mini-breakthrough with the poor, isolated, and nuclear-armed northeast Asian dictatorship for its possible future consequences.

By Nina Hachigian | Thursday, March 1, 2012

A New China, a New Test for the U.S.

America has to play the long game and get China policy right, not just for this month or year but for this decade and century, writes Nina Hachigian in the Los Angeles Times.

By Nina Hachigian | Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Managing Insecurities Across the Pacific

book_alt2 icon Report The Obama administration's rebalancing toward Asia is confirming for many Chinese that the U.S. is trying to contain it. That's not good for either nation, writes Nina Hachigian.

By Nina Hachigian | Thursday, February 9, 2012

President Obama’s Asia Overdrive

Nina Hachigian looks at the many steps taken by the Obama administration to re-engage with the Asia-Pacific region.

By Nina Hachigian | Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Expecting Less from the Group of 20

Nina Hachigian explains why the leading member nations of the G-20 will never meet inflated expectations, but if we expect less we’ll be pleased with what they deliver.

By Nina Hachigian | Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Debt Default Exceptionally Un-American

Nina Hachigian takes the pulse of other nations as they contemplate a once-unthinkable act by the world’s most powerful country.

By Nina Hachigian | Friday, July 29, 2011