Month: May 2017

  • U.S.–China Week Issue 100 (2017.05.15)

    Welcome to Issue 100 of U.S.–China Week. This week’s big show is the Belt and Road Forum in Beijing—President Xi Jinping’s intensely promoted conference on his government’s signature Belt and Road Initiative. U.S. involvement was minimal, with the late-announced participation of National Security Council Senior Director for Asia Matt Pottinger, who is quoted advocating for openness to […]

  • U.S.–China Week: Kushner EB-5 scheme, PACOM denied, U.S. helps rights lawyer’s family, tech national security reviews (2017.05.08)

    Welcome to Issue 99 of U.S.–China Week. In a speech at the State Department, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson revealed a few details about the bilateral diplomatic approach. The first meeting of the “Diplomatic and Security Dialogue” is set for June in Washington, he said, with himself and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis chairing on the U.S. […]

  • U.S.–China Week: Cui speech, THAAD deployed, CFIUS trajectories, 100 days (2017.05.01)

    Welcome to Issue 98 of U.S.–China Week. Chinese Ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai gave a speech last week in New York that, while characteristically careful, revealed a few important details about U.S.–China relations during the Trump administration’s first 100 days. In the speech, Cui discussed China’s priorities for bilateral ties primarily in the economic […]