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The Evolution of China-US Relations in 2021


A panel of senior American and Chinese scholars share their perspectives on what lies ahead for the world’s most significant bilateral relationship.

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Commentary & Analysis

Donald Trump’s Dismal Legacy in East Asia

In the News
The National Interest
Paul Heer

The Trump administration helped fuel the worst downward spiral in US-China relations since diplomatic normalization more than forty years ago.

Chinese Flag
US Foreign Policy

What the Geopolitics of the EU-China Deal Mean for Biden

Deep Dish Podcast

Wendy Cutler and Noah Barkin join Brian Hanson to examine how the new investment deal will influence US foreign policy.

The European Union and Chinese flags
Global Politics


Do Republicans and Democrats Want a Cold War with China?

Public Opinion Survey by Multiple Authors

For the first time in nearly two decades, a majority of Americans describe the development of China as a world power as a critical threat to the United States.

Chinese flag, Beijing, China.
Public Opinion

US Experts Consider China a Shifting and India a Stable Friend to Russia

Public Opinion Survey by Multiple Authors

Both Russia and China face increasingly confrontational relations with the United States, as a result the countries have increased ties with each other.

Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping shaking hands on July 26, 2018.
The Kremlin
Defense and Security