Americas Response to China: A History of Sino-American Relations
The Boston Symphony followed in Following a cooling of relations in the early s, the National Committee revitalized the U. Since then, the success of this program has continued to foster constructive exchange, in addition to inspiring other programs like the U. The National Committee brought the first group of Chinese mayors and deputy mayors to U. Jude Blanchette surveys the intellectual and political debates of the last few decades, and concludes that Mao is making a resurgence.
With tensions seemingly on an inexorable rise, how should we think about the U. The commander of the U.
Matt Sheehan examines the varied, broad, and deep ties between the state of California and China to illustrate what is happening on the ground beyond the power centers of Beijing and Washington. The Committee is a c 3 not-for-profit organization and, as such, donations to it are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.
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Culturally speaking, people-to-people exchange programs—like U. Likewise, China and the United States not only have refrained from directly airing ideological differences, but they also have avoided dwelling on politically sensitive events like the Wang Lijun scandal and the Edward Snowden disclosures.
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Since Xi Jinping took office, the two heads of state have met a total of 11 times, on occasions ranging from state visits to international conferences. Their respective visits to Sunnylands in the United States and Yingtai, China, were both high-profile, fruitful meetings. Although their relationship is not characterized as a close personal friendship, it is laudable that the two have maintained numerous open lines of communication, particularly given the present complexity of U.
Over the past eight years, misunderstandings have complicated bilateral issues, and these false perceptions have hindered the development of U. Obvious and legitimate motivations for an Asia-centered U. American interest groups, the U. Department of Defense, and the U.
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Similarly, in the South China Sea dispute, public opinion only appears to further escalate and intensify the misunderstandings. When China established the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank in early , the Obama administration saw it as an attempt to rewrite the global rules of engagement and therefore accelerated TPP negotiations.
Obama hopes to make the TPP a late-term policy achievement, and no doubt he will strive to promote it for as long as he is in office. In the s, China established favorable conditions for foreign firms in order to attract foreign capital and technology that were desperately needed domestically. America, in fact, is now a popular destination for Chinese investment. Despite Chinese efforts to advance negotiations, the prospects for a U. It now appears that a U. With the current political climate in the U. On the one hand, Obama used his two terms to end the Iraq War and the war in Afghanistan, to call for the closure of Guantanamo Bay, and to cut military expenditures.
Even so, to some Chinese observers, his attempts at outreach have simply been thinly veiled attempts to contain China. On this point, I would like to add my own observations: Containing China is no easy task.
The United States is a global power with unique norms, perspectives, and strategies, and China should not interpret every U. By the same measure, it is misguided for the United States to consider every Chinese action as a challenge to its preeminent position. The two sides should avoid making assumptions and policies based on extreme views and misguided conspiracy theories.
During his first term, Obama cautiously recalibrated the U. While China may view the strong U. The current strengthening of U. Tariffs between the United States and China remained roughly constant from October to the middle of this year. But after talks between the two sides collapsed in May, the president set into motion a series of increases that will raise American tariffs on China by about 12 percentage points in six months, and will ultimately tax the vast majority of goods China sends to the United States. Bown said. On Sunday, China began charging a 33 percent tariff on American soybeans, compared with just 3 percent for those coming from Brazil or Argentina, Mr.
Bown says. On Dec. Those barriers are quickly reconfiguring the global economy.
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American imports from China fell by 12 percent in the first half of the year, while exports to China dropped 19 percent. Chinese trade with other countries has increased, offsetting some of that fall from the United States. Some major multinational companies have announced in recent days that they are trying to quickly reduce their reliance on China.
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