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War of Words: A Post-Mortem

South KoreaThe “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

Criminal Charges Mark New Phase in Bellwether U.S.-China Intellectual Property Dispute

Justice DepartmentAMSC’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

China’s Shifting Stance on Hydrofluorocarbons

Presidents Obama and Xi 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 Is Another Step Backward

North Korea's nuclear testNorth 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

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

US-China Study Group on G-20 Reform: Final Report

G20 summit in Seoul book_alt2 icon Report The China Institutes of Contemporary International Relations, the Center for American Progress, and the Stanley Foundation formed a study group to evaluate the role of the G-20 in the U.S.-China bilateral relationship and the influence of the relationship on the G-20, and to propose recommendations that could improve the efficacy of this important body.

by the China Institutes of Contemporary International Relations, the Center for American Progress, and the Stanley Foundation | Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Increasing Opportunities for Chinese Direct Investment in U.S. Clean Energy

Wind farm article icon Issue Brief Chinese direct investment has great potential to expand the U.S. clean energy economy, create jobs, and advance U.S.-China cooperation in a positive and mutually beneficial way.

by Melanie Hart | Monday, February 11, 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

China Still Wary of More Ambitious International Climate Commitments

UNFCCC in Doha article icon Issue Brief China’s clean energy markets are booming but challenges remain on efforts to cut emissions, and that translates into continued reluctance to take on more binding climate responsibilities at the global level.

by Melanie Hart | Friday, December 7, 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

China Selects Its 7 New Leaders

Members of the new Politburo Standing CommitteeChina selected seven new leaders this week, but now the big question is what they will actually do.

by Melanie Hart | Friday, November 16, 2012

Meet the New Politburo Standing Committee

18th Party Congress article icon Issue Brief A brief look at the new makeup of the Politburo Standing Committee, China’s top ruling body.

by Ken Sofer | Friday, November 16, 2012

Beijing to Announce New Leaders and Their Portfolios

Current Standing Committee members in BeijingWith China facing a number of challenges, current Communist Party leaders must not only appoint good successors but also figure out how to distribute critical portfolios.

by Melanie Hart | Friday, November 2, 2012

The U.S. Outlook on China’s Leadership Transition

U.S. policymakers need to spend more time examining and understanding what exactly is happening in Beijing and what the Chinese leadership is facing at home.

by Melanie Hart, with Alex Lach | Friday, October 19, 2012