Research material on Sino-American relations


Source: People’s Daily

In an exclusive co-operation with People’s Daily, offers analysis and information on the visit of China’s President Xi Jinping to the United States and his meeting with his US counterpart Barack Obama as well as on Sino-American relations.

Kevin Rudd: Constructive realism helps steer Sino-US ties

Kevin Rudd

Kevin Rudd

Kevin Rudd, former Australian prime minister and senior fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School, said that the difficult problems for the China-US relationship can be managed and his proposal is a narrative of constructive realism on the common purpose in an interview with Global Times in Beijing ahead of Chinese President Xi Jinxing’s state visit to the United States. You can read more here.

Sino-US relations on a steady track?


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Chinese President Xi Jinping’s upcoming visit to the US is seen as particularly important because it comes at a time when the mood in Washington is argued by some to be turning against cooperation with China. Against the backdrop of difficulties in the South China Sea, the “New Normal” in the economy, and accusations over cyber theft, will the future course of relations between the two powers be smooth? You can read more here.

Jimmy Carter: ‘Obama and Xi Must Do More Than Agree to Disagree’

Jimmy Carter

Jimmy Carter

have been fascinated with China since my first visit to Qingdao in 1949, just a short time before the Peoples’ Republic was founded on October 1, my 25th birthday. I  was governor of Georgia when President Nixon made his historic visit to China in 1972, and was disappointed when no additional moves were made to establish diplomatic relations between our two countries. I set this as a high priority hen I became president, and initiated high-level negotiations with Chinese leaders. These efforts became successful when Vice Premier Deng Xiaoping and I announced on December 15, 1978 that full mutual recognition would take place at the beginning of the next year. You can read more here.

Susan E. Rice: ‘Sino-U.S. relationship isn’t zero-sum game’

Susan E. Rice

Susan E. Rice

In the coming decades, strong and wise American leaders must, necessarily, maintain a relationship with China that promotes cooperation, while allowing for healthy competition” said Susan E. Rice, White House National Security Advisor in a speech in the George Washington University on September 21, ahead of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s state visit to the United States. “The United States welcomes a rising China that is peaceful, stable, prosperous, and a responsible player in global affairs.” said Rice. You can read more here.