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Leaders of the BRICS countries meet in Russia

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.

By Molly Elgin-Cossart | Monday, July 14, 2014


Assessing China’s Economic Reform Agenda

article icon 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.

By Adam Hersh | Thursday, May 1, 2014


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.

By Nina Hachigian | Friday, March 21, 2014

Adam Hersh

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.

By Adam Hersh | Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Beijing Set to Announce Reform Blueprint

China’s Communist Party leaders will soon end months of speculation about Beijing’s secret reform plans.

By Melanie Hart | Thursday, November 7, 2013

South Korea

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.

By Rudy deLeon and Luke Herman | Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Justice Department

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.

By Melanie Hart | Thursday, June 27, 2013

Presidents Obama and Xi

China’s Shifting Stance on Hydrofluorocarbons

article icon 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.

By Melanie Hart | Wednesday, June 12, 2013

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.

By Rudy deLeon and Robert Roche | Thursday, June 6, 2013

North Korea's nuclear test

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.

By Rudy deLeon and Ken Sofer | Friday, February 15, 2013

President Barack Obama and Chinese President Hu Jintao

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.

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

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