US-China Relations

November 20, 2022
November 20, 2022

China and the US must escape both Thucydides and Kindleberger traps

Beijing believes it i​​s their destiny to lead the world by 2049, the Communist Revolution’s 100th anniversary, as set out in Xi Jinping’s long-term vision.

September 2, 2022
September 2, 2022

Peace, stability in the Taiwan Strait balanced on a razor’s edge

Why would the US, which has spent so much time and effort creating this intricate strategic ambiguity, suddenly become so unambiguous in its support for Taiwan?

August 12, 2022
August 12, 2022

Peace is good for all, but why do some still prefer conflict?

The incumbent superpower is now ominously sliding towards a military confrontation with the rising one.

June 2, 2022
June 2, 2022

Bangladesh needs to be smart about US sanctions

Once the shouts of "conspiracy" and the routine blame games have subsided, we will have to come to terms with the rapidly changing geopolitics, of which these sanctions are symptomatic.

May 9, 2019
May 9, 2019

Trump says China 'broke' trade talk deals

US President Donald Trump says that China "broke the deal" it had reached in trade talks with the United States, and vowed not to back down on imposing new tariffs on Chinese imports unless Beijing "stops cheating our workers."

January 4, 2019
January 4, 2019

US issues China travel advisory amid increased tensions

The US State Department on Thursday renewed its warning for US citizens traveling in China to exercise increased caution due to "arbitrary enforcement of local laws" amid heightened diplomatic tensions over the arrest in Canada of a Chinese technology company executive.

May 21, 2018
May 21, 2018
USA

Trump urges China to clamp down on North Korea border

US President Donald Trump on Monday urges China to maintain tight control of its border with North Korea until he signs a denuclearization deal with Kim Jong Un.

July 21, 2017
July 21, 2017

US toughens stance on foreign deals in blow to China's buying spree

A secretive US government panel has objected to at least nine acquisitions of US companies by foreign buyers so far this year, people familiar with the matter say, a historically high number that bodes poorly for China's overseas buying spree.

May 15, 2016
May 15, 2016

Beijing blasts Pentagon report on Chinese military as damaging trust

China condemns the US Defence Department's annual report on the Chinese military today, calling it deliberate distortion that has "severely damaged" mutual trust.