Zhao offers a quick history of China's foreign policy since 1949 and then offers a provocative assessment of it today.
The Scouting Report: Previewing President Obama's First Trip to China (Online Chat)
The Scouting Report presents two experts that will lead an online discussion pertaining to President Obama's first trip to China.
China’s continued ascension presents policy challenges for both Beijing and Washington. President Barack Obama will make his first trip to China from November 15-18, where he will address a multitude of issues ranging from climate change to trade and the economy to military ties between the two nations.
Kenneth Lieberthal, a Brookings expert and director of the John L. Thornton China Center, who served as a special assistant to the president for national security and senior director for Asia at the White House National Security Council from 1998 through 2000, and Senior Politico Editor Fred Barbash will take questions about the president’s trip in this edition of the Scouting Report.
Registration is encouraged, but not required. You may submit advance questions to ScoutingReport@brookings.edu.
U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai: Openness, inclusion and fairness essential at home and as principles in dealing with China
Resilience, inclusion and communication central in her remarks
The Dragon Roars Back – Mao, Deng and Xi Jinping and China’s evolving relations with the world - Zhao Suisheng 赵穗生, University of Denver
Join us for a book talk with Suisheng Zhao on how Mao Zedong, Deng Xiaoping, and Xi Jinping each conceived and executed radically different approaches to China's relations with others.