“If Mrs. Castro…really wants to make a clean break with her country’s recent past, she should follow her own counsel and put her country’s interest first. This would mean following a policy known as Active Non-Alignment.”
From Mao Zedong to Xi Jinping, Professor Fewsmith breaks down the political power structure in China and how power in China cannot be passed from one leader to another institutionally; it is necessary for each leader to build his own support.
“The strengthening of regional bodies, a commitment to multilateralism…and a radical reorientation of foreign policies and of the priorities of foreign ministries are some of the steps any such policy of Active Non-Alignment would entail.”
Ambassador Heine’s book explores the double challenge confronting Latin America today: the worst crisis in 120 years caused by the pandemic, and the emerging new Cold War between the United States and China with Latin America caught in the middle.
As a member of the Council, Professor Gallagher will advise on EXIM’s China and Transformational Exports Program and ensure that the United States continues to strengthen its efforts to keep U.S. exports globally competitive.
“As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to shift China’s relationship with the world, this special issue contributes to a more nuanced understanding of the modus operandi of Chinese capital going global.”
Chinese and Russian approaches to the Western Balkans may appear different at the surface, however, the lasting corrosive effects of their involvement are similar: erosion of weak institutions and legal systems, and a slowing down the progress of the countries from the region towards EU.
During a CSA hosted lecture, Professor Fewsmith discussed how people gain positions and consolidate power in Chinese politics and tracks the rise of President Xi Jinping.
Ambassador Heine explores the troubled relationship between the U.S. and China as well as the Chinese real estate bubble, climate diplomacy, big tech companies, Blackrock’s foray into China, and international trade.
Ambassador Heine offers his thoughts on the global fear over China’s arms escalation as well as the risk it poses to global security.
Professor Fewsmith joins fellow scholars to discuss Wáng Hùníng and his background and rise to prominence in the Chinese government, as well as his views on American society and government.
Author Peter Martin joins a panel of Pardee School Professors to discuss his book, which tells the story of China’s transformation from an isolated and impoverished communist state to a global superpower from the perspective of its diplomats.
“China and other large economies should match their recent pledges against coal finance with commitments to support green energy transformations around the world.”
Pardee School Professors Berger, Fewsmith, and Ye came together for a discussion on security, political, and economic trends in the U.S-China relationship as well as what the future holds for the two superpowers.
In his appearance on CNN Chile, Ambassador Heine argues that while the China-Taiwan issue is a significant international flashpoint in East Asia, it should not be overplayed.
“Without private financial institutions buying into defunding coal energy production, we will not meet our global climate and development goals.”
“Through the Quad, India can have more impact in shaping the global order and restraining China. At the same time, the Quad keeps the door open for India for close defense cooperation without resorting to a security alliance.”
“The EU’s waning ‘soft power’ will slow down the democratization process in the region and “open space for other countries to walk in.”
“If [the United States and China] could set aside their differences and explore frameworks of substantial cooperation, they could provide a sizable boost to global climate efforts.”
Ambassador Heine discusses China’s rise as a top source of foreign capital in Latin America and whether this may tilt favor away from the U.S. and other trade partners.