Video Series: Stories from the Frontlines of a Rising China
Video The Center for American Progress traveled to Beijing to film some of China's young pioneers in action. This video series presents an inside look at some of the opportunities and challenges China faces today, seen through the eyes of four young rising leaders.
A Pivotal Year for Malaysia on the Global Stage
Issue Brief As it assumes the chairmanship of ASEAN and takes a two-year nonpermanent seat on the U.N. Security Council, Malaysia will be a focus of the United States’ engagement in Asia and have an outsized presence throughout 2015. The United States has much to gain from enhanced ties with Malaysia, but there are limits to the relationship.
China’s Path to Financial Reform
Report Deeper structural changes are needed to reform China’s financial system and to rebalance its economy.
Revisiting the Shangri-La Dialogue: Candid and Heated Conversations are Encouraged
Issue Brief The annual Singapore-based Asia-Pacific security summit, traditionally a convivial affair, is becoming more candid and sharp elbowed—and that’s a good thing. This candidness should serve as a template for future regional security conversations.
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.
U.S.-China Relations: Toward a New Model of Major Power Relationship
Report In September 2013, a distinguished group of American and Chinese experts convened for a high-level track II dialogue to discuss a new model for the U.S.-China relationship.
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.