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.
Why China goes to Europe
July 29, 2015, Jonathan D. Pollack and Philippe Le Corre
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang’s visit to Europe in June and July was a reminder to the world–—and to the United States in particular—that China has more than one ace in its hand. As Li made clear, China sees its relationship with the European Union as vital to its long-term interests, but primarily in economic terms.
Asia and the Pacific
July 2015, Barry Desker
Interview | ToulÉco
July 23, 2015, Philippe Le Corre
July 21, 2015, Pavel K. Baev
July 21, 2015
July 20, 2015, David Dollar
July 16, 2015, David Dollar
Policy Brief | European Council on Foreign Relations
July 2015, Susi Dennison, Francois Godement, Richard Gowan, Daniel Levy, Kadri Liik, Jeremy Shapiro, et al.
Opinion | The American Interest
July 15, 2015, Lilia Shevtsova
July 14, 2015, Jeremy Shapiro
Article | China Leadership Monitor
July 14, 2015, Cheng Li
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Director, John L. Thornton China Center
Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy
Richard C. Bush III
Director, Center for East Asia Policy Studies
Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, John L. Thornton China Center
Kenneth G. Lieberthal
Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Global Economy and Development, 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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