Asia and the Pacific
Following the recent meetings in California between Presidents Barack Obama and Xi Jinping, the U.S.-China relationship is making progress, but the two countries continue to wrestle over issues related to trade, currencies, cybersecurity and international crises such as the conflict in Syria. Brookings experts discuss the complicated ties between the United States and China, and examine China's growing role in international politics and the global economy.
Reuters/Diego Azubel - Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe (L) and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping shake hands during a signing ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing August 25, 2014.
Africa in the News: Mugabe Visits China, Nigeria Launches ID Cards and South Sudan Rebels Reject Truce
August 29, 2014, Jessica Pugliese
Jessica Pugliese reviews highlights from Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's visit to China, the launch of new national identification cards in Nigeria and the latest on South Sudan's truce agreement.
Asia and the Pacific
August 25, 2014, Yun Sun
Opinion | The Chosun Ilbo
August 18, 2014, Katharine H.S. Moon
Opinion | Wall Street Journal
August 17, 2014, Richard C. Bush III
Opinion | The National Interest
August 15, 2014, Rory Medcalf and C. Raja Mohan
August 2014, Jaeho Hwang
August 4, 2014
Interview | Bloomberg Brief
July 31, 2014, Cheng Li and Tom Orlik
Interview | Yonhap News Agency
July 14, 2014, Katharine H.S. Moon
Opinion | Washington Wire (Wall Street Journal)
July 28, 2014, Michael E. O'Hanlon
Interview | Radio Television Hong Kong
July 24, 2014, Jonathan D. Pollack
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Director, John L. Thornton China Center
Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy
Kenneth G. Lieberthal
Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Global Economy and Development, John L. Thornton China Center
Richard C. Bush III
Director, Center for East Asia Policy Studies
Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, John L. Thornton China Center
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Before China's 18th Party Congress, Cheng Li profiled 25 possible members of the Politburo, examining their backgrounds, family and patron-client ties, political prospects and policy preferences. See Li's profiles of the seven individuals who were named to the Politburo Standing Committee:
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