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US-China at Anchorage was teeth-baring showmanship
Mar 19, 2021

US-China at Anchorage was teeth-baring showmanship

In the public war of words, both the US and China have little room for manoeuvre — both need to exhibit power and control.

US-China competition: Impact on multilateral aid to Gaza
Nov 22, 2023

US-China competition: Impact on multilateral aid to Gaza

The competition between the US and China has severely impacted the delivery of humanitarian aid to Gaza. This is a wake-up call to reform multilateral

US-China cyber talks
Aug 09, 2013

US-China cyber talks

Cyber security has taken a front seat in the U.S.-China relations, as seen in the last two high level bilateral meetings. The California summit in June 2013 and the recently held U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED) V in July 2013 were dominated by cyber issues.

US-China relations: Hot ’n’ sour to sweet ’n’ sour
Jul 10, 2023

US-China relations: Hot ’n’ sour to sweet ’n’ sour

China may soon find it difficult to source semiconductors specific to the development of artificial intelligence, expanding on US export control measures announced in October 2022. The US is preparing to constrain access of Chinese companies to US cloud-computing services.

US-China rivalry presages new world order
Aug 06, 2020

US-China rivalry presages new world order

US-China relations have been rocky since 2018 when the two sides started a tariff war and the US began to restrict the export of semiconductors to China. And then came Covid-19 and as the situation in the US deteriorated, rhetoric against China began to rise. It has been opportunistic, driven by the hope that it would make the electorate overlook shoddy handling of the pandemic by the Trump administration.

US-China technology competition through the prism of the reflexive games framework
Sep 07, 2021

US-China technology competition through the prism of the reflexive games framework

This century’s superpower rivalry is being played out in the digital domain and the rules are different and fast-evolving

US-China tensions and its impact on the South China Sea dispute
Sep 23, 2020

US-China tensions and its impact on the South China Sea dispute

Given the seriousness and the fact that the South China Sea is becoming ‘militarised’ — it is time for the ASEAN countries to take a strong stan

US-China tensions: A slow road to conflict?
May 15, 2020

US-China tensions: A slow road to conflict?

The Chinese buildup continues — if the US has its B-21, the Chinese are planning to field their H-20.

US-China ties in deep freeze
Mar 29, 2023

US-China ties in deep freeze

Xi has highlighted ‘severe challenges’ arising out of America’s containment policy

US-China trade battles to impact India, world
Sep 26, 2018

US-China trade battles to impact India, world

The average tariff rate for WTO member countries was down to nine per cent in 2013.

US-China truce shouldn’t sacrifice the rest of us
Nov 04, 2019

US-China truce shouldn’t sacrifice the rest of us

A proposal by Nobel economists to resolve the trade war ignores the whole point of having a global trading system.

US-China: Hot exchange in cold Alaska sets the tone
Mar 22, 2021

US-China: Hot exchange in cold Alaska sets the tone

Relations between the reigning superpower and the aspiring one will be antagonistic and the rest of the world will have to navigate — sometimes deli

US-China: Storm before the calm?
Jun 12, 2019

US-China: Storm before the calm?

Investment restrictions and import tariffs cannot by themselves stop China’s technology juggernaut.

A US-China trade deal is likely, but will not resolve a deteriorating relationship
Nov 12, 2018

A US-China trade deal is likely, but will not resolve a deteriorating relationship

The tariff war is not the only issue hindering cooperation. Differences over Taiwan and the South China Sea, the basic lack of trust in the relationship is acting as a dampener across the board.

Amidst US-China standoff Huawei battles for survival
Jul 09, 2019

Amidst US-China standoff Huawei battles for survival

As the conflict over Huawei persists, allegations and counter-allegations from all sides are flying in different directions.

Behind the facade of civility, the reality of the US-China dialogue
Nov 19, 2021

Behind the facade of civility, the reality of the US-China dialogue

China sees itself as a power that has risen to become a peer of the US and wants its place under the sun, in the process unmasking its aggressive intent. The US is trying to push to retain its pre-eminent global status

Biden-Xi meeting and the US-China calculus
Nov 14, 2023

Biden-Xi meeting and the US-China calculus

Given the criticality of this partnership for ensuring a free, open and rules-based Indo-Pacific region, India will be keenly watching the Biden-Xi meeting.

Breakdown of US-China relations will leave the world scrambling to cope
May 20, 2019

Breakdown of US-China relations will leave the world scrambling to cope

After trade talks broke down, there seems to be no meeting ground, signaling a prelude to a wider fracture between the two countries.

Can India benefit from the US-China trade war?
May 28, 2018

Can India benefit from the US-China trade war?

As the impending US-China trade war escalates, there is a lot of shadow boxing and re-negotiation that gives nations like India a chance to enter diff

Chinese views on the evolving dynamics of US-China-Russia ties
Feb 16, 2022

Chinese views on the evolving dynamics of US-China-Russia ties

The benefits from Russia-China relations outweighs the benefits that each could receive from their relationship with the US, however, uncertainty loom

Clash of Frontiers: US-China conflict over Taiwan
Aug 10, 2022

Clash of Frontiers: US-China conflict over Taiwan

The clash of the frontier between the US and China is inevitable; Nancy Pelosi’s Taiwan visit has simply brought this truth nearer. 

Cooperation between Japan and India from the perspective of geoeconomics in the intensifying US-China hegemony competition
Mar 20, 2021

Cooperation between Japan and India from the perspective of geoeconomics in the intensifying US-China hegemony competition

Japan wants to assist India to improve the investment climate to attract more FDI so that New Delhi can be linked more closely with Japan–ASEAN-based supply chains.

Counterterrorism amidst US-China rivalry
Aug 09, 2022

Counterterrorism amidst US-China rivalry

Amidst the US-China power struggle, global counterterrorism cooperation needs to be strengthened.

Exploring Prospects for Digital Europe in the Age of the US-China Technology Race
Mar 03, 2021

Exploring Prospects for Digital Europe in the Age of the US-China Technology Race

In today’s digital economy, the United States (US) remains a market leader in many digital technologies; meanwhile, China is fast catching up. In Europe, foreign technology companies have a strong presence, often creating dependencies that can undermine digital sovereignty. Digitisation, therefore, is high on the European Union’s (EU) political agenda. This paper analyses recent key policy responses by the EU, and finds that the union

Frenemy to Foe: Changing contours of US-China ties under Trump
Sep 15, 2020

Frenemy to Foe: Changing contours of US-China ties under Trump

With prospects of convergence of strategic interests prompted by geopolitical calculations being overshadowed by divergences in social, cultural and p

Greek shadow on US-China ties
Oct 16, 2018

Greek shadow on US-China ties

The ancient idea of ‘Thucydides trap’ points at a ‘war’ between the titans

Limited platforms to resolve US-China nuclear issues
May 06, 2013

Limited platforms to resolve US-China nuclear issues

While there are fears in both the US and China about each other on the nuclear issue, the platforms to resolve the issues and dispel hostile perceptions were limited, says Dr. Lora Saalman, Carnegie's Beijing-based Nuclear Policy Program scholar.

On the verge of a US-China trade war
Apr 07, 2018

On the verge of a US-China trade war

The latest round of Trump tariffs got a tough response from Beijing. Chinese authorities declared that they would fight back against US plans at any cost.

The great US-China tech decoupling
Nov 02, 2022

The great US-China tech decoupling

The US export controls might push China towards an impetus for a strong domestic semiconductor industry

The mirage of US-China detente
May 28, 2024

The mirage of US-China detente

Blinken’s visit may be another way of signalling to China that it shouldn’t exploit any crisis to escalate new ones, at least until the US elections are over

The overlooked heartland — Recognising the strategic relevance of Central Asia in the US-China rivalry
Dec 28, 2020

The overlooked heartland — Recognising the strategic relevance of Central Asia in the US-China rivalry

The US proclaims its main goal in the region is to expand security cooperation with Central Asian states and improve their ability to respond to the c

The US-China Cyber Agreement: New Beginning or Tactical Pause?
Oct 15, 2016

The US-China Cyber Agreement: New Beginning or Tactical Pause?

US-China Cyber Agreement: New Beginning or Tactical Pause given the sharp ideological divisions over the organisation and governance of cyberspace

The US-China Cyber-Agreement: Implications for India
Sep 13, 2023

The US-China Cyber-Agreement: Implications for India

This essay considers the implications of the new cyber-security agreement betweenChina and the United States in terms of the evolution of an international legal regime governingthe use of cyberspace. This agreement lays down the foundations for norm emergence in thearena, which could also carry implications for India by shaping the country's response andcarving its path towards becoming a crucial international stakeholder in the cyberspace regime

The US-China tariff war has widened to concerns over military technology
Dec 28, 2018

The US-China tariff war has widened to concerns over military technology

The real undercurrent of US concerns relates to how China's advancement in technologies that can enhance its rising military capabilities.

The US-China Tech Competition Takes Centre Stage
Aug 19, 2023

The US-China Tech Competition Takes Centre Stage

The US slipped from producing nearly 40% of the world's chips to just over 10% in the last three decades. By allocating $53 billion towards the enhancement of US semiconductor manufacturing, R&D and the augmentation of its skilled workforce in the domain, the Act sought to change China's comparative advantage

The ‘chip war’ is now embedded in US-China techno-economic rivalry
Nov 27, 2023

The ‘chip war’ is now embedded in US-China techno-economic rivalry

The US-China competition for dominance in the chip race will have a profound impact on numerous other sectors critical to the great power politics of

Walking the talk and talking tough: Biden’s East Asia outreach and the US-China dialogue
Mar 22, 2021

Walking the talk and talking tough: Biden’s East Asia outreach and the US-China dialogue

Ahead of Biden officials’ first meeting with Chinese envoys in Alaska, high-level visits to Japan and South Korea underscored the US’ representati