U.S.–China Week: Trade-North Korea linkage, Pence in region, currency turnabout, Scarborough calm (2017.04.17)

Welcome to Issue 96 of U.S.–China Week. Vice President Mike Pence is currently on a trip to South Korea, Japan, Indonesia, and Australia. The White House provided some material on a press call, and his remarks with South Korean Acting President Hwang Kyo-ahn included a renewed commitment to complete deployment of the THAAD missile defense system. Pence also explicitly linked…

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U.S.–China Week: 10 points on the Trump–Xi meet (2017.04.10)

Welcome to Issue 95 of U.S.–China Week. First, a bulletin for those in or near New Haven. This week at Yale Law School, the Paul Tsai China Center and I are hosting a Conference on Cyberspace and U.S.–China Relations on Wednesday. We’re welcoming a great line-up of experts and policy practitioners from the United States and China, and former U.S. Trade Representative Amb.…

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U.S.–China Week: Trump incoherence and Xi’s Florida visit, Kushner’s role, North Korea, trade (2017.04.03)

Welcome to Issue 94 of U.S.–China Week. It’s Trump–Xi week around here, and most of this edition focuses on the now-confirmed meeting between the two leaders this week.

As always: Please encourage friends and colleagues to subscribe to U.S.–China Week. Here is the web version of this issue, ideal for sharing on social media. You can also…

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U.S.–China Week: Xi to meet Trump but may not stay at Mar-a-Lago (2017.03.28)

Welcome to Issue 93 of U.S.–China Week, coming to you once again on Tuesday, due to travel and meetings here in the Netherlands, where the Leiden Asia Centre is hosting fascinating discussions on China–EU cyberspace policies and data protection. This edition is abbreviated; back to normal next week.

More than two weeks after the first public reports that Presidents Xi Jinping…

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U.S.–China Week: Tillerson’s ‘mutual respect,’ Scarborough outpost, trade winds, Chinese students in Iowa (2017.03.21)

Welcome to Issue 92 of U.S.–China Week, coming to you on Tuesday this week due to travel. New at SupChina, I have a long-ish article examining China’s domestic cybersecurity policies and what the focus on “secure and controllable” means for international business. It turns out there was a lot of attention to these issues this week. FT ran a feature…

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