In a recent episode of The Heat, Ambassador Jorge Heine explored China’s prospects in 2024 and collaborative efforts with Latin America. He highlighted China’s impact on electric mobility and discussed the Belt and Road Initiative’s role in addressing Latin America’s infrastructure deficits.
In a recent interview, Ambassador Vesko Garčević, Professor of International Relations, shared invaluable insights on the Biden-Xi Summit. Analyzing the nuanced discussions, he characterized the meeting as a positive stride in global diplomacy. The interview, broadcast on November 21, explored key takeaways, offering a comprehensive perspective.
Professor Heine played a pivotal role in discussions at the APEC Economic Leaders Meeting, offering expert insights on trade relations and broader cooperation between China and the U.S.
Professor Jorge Heine offered a comprehensive breakdown of the Biden-Xi meeting during the APEC summit. His expert analysis delved into the complexities of global dynamics, trade, and geopolitics, providing valuable perspectives on the historic encounter.
In an interview with South China Morning Post, Professor Heine shared his thoughts on Chilean President Gabriel Boric’s visit to China, highlighting the focus on economic discussions and Boric’s participation in the Belt and Road Forum.
Amb. Jorge Heine, Research Professor at Boston University’s Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies and Interim Director of the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, was recently featured on CNNChile to discuss crucial aspects of Chilean President Gabriel Boric’s upcoming trip to China. During the interview, Heine offered his…
Up until a couple of years ago, most observers viewed the Chinese political system as institutionalized; party leaders would serve two terms and another party leader who had been named at the previous party congress would take their place. Professor Fewsmith breaks from this notion and explains Xi Jinping’s political maneuvering.
China’s influence in Latin America continues to grow; however, increased trade has been greatly beneficial to the economies of the region. Heine hopes that the APEC meeting will give the impetus to bolster trans-Pacific trade that he says is so badly needed today.
Ambassador Heine elaborates on the significance of President Xi Jinping’s unprecedented third term and how it reflects the much more personalized leadership he has brought to the Chinese presidency, as opposed to the more collective leadership of his predecessors Jiang Zemin and Hu Jintao.
In his interview, Ambassador Heine elaborates on the motivations behind writing his latest book in the first place and on the significance of China for Latin America in general and Chile in particular.
Ambassador Heine notes that the great balancing act China must commit to is remaining a champion of free trade and foreign investment while also expanding its technological and scientific capabilities in order to be more self-reliant, a challenge that President Xi appears ready to take on.
Ambassador Heine elaborates on the significance of the CCP meeting, on President Xi Jinping’s bid for an unprecedented third term, as well as the strengthening of China’s Navy and Air Force in recent years.
Ambassador Heine analyzes the role of the current president of China, his possibility of re-election, the tensions with Taiwan, the relationship with North Korea, and more.
“In short, Xi’s third term will continue its unyielding posture when facing the U.S.-allied opposition…But meanwhile, it will be more active to pursue fragmented collaboration that benefits China’s domestic agenda and global public goods.”
Professor Fewsmith provided insights into the inner workings of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), what true power means in China, and who wields it.
In his comments, Ambassador Heine speculates on whether China could mediate in Ukraine.
Professor Fewsmith notes that as corruption set in throughout the machinery of CCP rule, Xi chose to take advantage of this trend by launching a much-touted campaign against corruption whose real goal was to consolidate his own power.
Professor Fewsmith joined fellow experts in unpacking the significance of the 6th Plenum of the Chinese Communist Party’s 19th Congress and what lies ahead for Xi Jinping and China.
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.
One issue Dean Najam hopes the United States and China can work together on is climate change arguing that as the world’s two top polluters, the U.S. and China need to find ways to coordinate climate mitigation efforts.