What to Watch at the BRICS Summit in Brazil
The meeting of Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa this week highlights the potentially positive role the group could play in revitalizing the global system of partnerships and alliances to tackle the challenges of the 21st century.
Assessing China’s Economic Reform Agenda
Issue Brief Chinese President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang face daunting challenges in reforming the world’s second largest economy, but reforms on the agenda only scratch the surface of China’s nonmarket economy.
What Joins the United States and China and What Divides Them?
Although 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.
China’s State-Owned Enterprises and Nonmarket Economics
Adam Hersh, Senior Economist at the Center for American Progress, testifies before the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission.
Beijing Set to Announce Reform Blueprint
China’s Communist Party leaders will soon end months of speculation about Beijing’s secret reform plans.
War of Words: A Post-Mortem
The “war of words” between North Korea and the United States and its allies ended as suddenly as it began. But while U.S.-China cooperation has improved, the unwillingness of North Korea to make serious moves toward denuclearization means tension will inevitably flare up again in the future.
Criminal Charges Mark New Phase in Bellwether U.S.-China Intellectual Property Dispute
AMSC’s long legal battle calls into question how closely U.S. companies can safely engage in China’s clean energy market.
China’s Shifting Stance on Hydrofluorocarbons
Issue Brief Combination of international pressure and China’s internal administrative shifts are making progress possible for the global reduction of a potent greenhouse gas.
A New Relationship for China and the United States
President Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping should use their upcoming meeting in California to foster a new kind of bilateral relationship and work toward solutions to pressing global issues.
North Korea’s Nuclear Test Is Another Step Backward
North Korea’s nuclear-explosive test this week poses a serious threat to U.S. allies in the Asia-Pacific, and the subsequent international reaction to the test reveals the isolation of the North Korean regime.
How the United States and China Can Strengthen the G-20, and Vice Versa
A study group comprising U.S. and Chinese experts puts forth proposals to strengthen the G-20.