There is now no international relationship of greater consequence than that between China and America. There will be no "G-2," but how our two countries manage our relations will make a decisive difference not just to our future but to that of the world.
Forty years ago next Tuesday, on a clear, cold afternoon in Beijing, I followed President Nixon onto the tarmac at Beijing’s Capital Airport. I have a belated confession to make. When I tried to sleep on Air Force One on the way to Beijing, I was jolted awake by a nightmare. I dreamed tha
I’ve been asked me to look around the world’s horizons and to venture a prediction or two as we prepare to enter a new year. This is never an easy task. We rarely, if ever, understand our past properly, still less our present. So, even in the dullest of times, when we project the future,
When John Duke Anthony asked me to kick off this two-day meeting by talking about recent events and what they might mean for U.S.-Arab relations and U.S.
I had a feeling that Stape Roy didn’t invite me to speak this morning because I have a degree in Latin American studies — though I do. I suspected he wanted me to talk about the evolving global order and the place of China, Latin America, and the United States within it. I accept this challe
China has always said that Taiwan is the central problem obstructing the development of its relations with the United States. I've been asked to talk about what Beijing plans to do about this. I have said and written a lot elsewhere about U.S.
I am honored to be back at a Pacific Pension Institute (PPI) roundtable. And I’m happy to address the topic Marsha assigned – southern Asia in the new strategic geometry. This is an important, and timely subject that challenges us to recognize new and sometimes disturbing realities.
This is a year of anniversaries. It is the thirtieth anniversary of the founding of China Daily, which we have gathered to commemorate. It is the fortieth anniversary of Henry Kissinger’s initial, secret visit to Beijing.
The organizers of this conference recruited me to address it because I am a sort of living fossil. As a certified antique, exhumed from the diplomatic strata of the past, they thought I could not avoid having an historical perspective on things. While you were pondering naval matters today, the