Chas Freeman

Critical Issues Confronting China Summary: Living with a China Made Great Again

November 28, 2016

For decades since the end of the 1970s, when China began to unleash market reforms and open to the outside world, China looked up to the U.S. as a tutor for directions of future reforms. The U.S., accustomed to being admired as a role model, was happy to be the tutor. In recent years, however, China is no longer the humble student, and the U.S. is out of its comfort zone with China. China challenges many American axioms of thought that we are used to taking for granted. Ambassador Chas W.

Xiang Yu

Asia Center Fellows Seminar Recap: China-U.S. Economic and Trade Relations under President Obama

November 21, 2016

Sino-U.S. economic relations have blossomed to unprecedented levels during President Obama's tenure in terms of bilateral trade and investment, people-to-people exchanges, cross holdings of government securities, and high-level official dialogues. Dr. Xiang Yu, Visiting Scholar at the Harvard Asia Center and Director of the Division of American Economy Studies at the China Institutes of Contemporary International Relations (CICIR), substantiated this assessment with copious statistics and advised the U.S.


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