News

Review highlights at the Center and commentary of our experts in the press.

Friends fought for Liu Xiaobo; Western governments were more cautious
July 14, 2017, Susan Shirk quoted in Financial Review

U.S. diplomat heads to Asia but no talks with North Korea scheduled
July 6, 2017, IGCC cited in Reuters

North Korea and the Trouble With China
July 6, 2017, Stephan Haggard authored article for The Atlantic

The Political Fragility of the Current Regime in China
July 4, 2017, Susan Shirk interviewed by Revue de la régulation

Xi, Abe Get Phone Calls From Trump as Asian Tensions Rise
July 2, 2017, Susan Shirk quoted in Bloomberg

June

Commemorating five years of friendship
June 8, 2017, article about delegates from Fudan University visiting UC San Diego in GPS News

Secretary Mattis on the Asian Landscape
June 6, 2017, Stephan Haggard authored blog post for North Korea: Witness to Transformation

Russia and China Are Bulking Up in the U.S.'s Backyard
June 6, 2017, Richard Feinberg quoted in Bloomberg

The meteoric rise of Chinese consumerism will reshape the world, and maybe even destroy it
June 4, 2017, Karl Gerth quoted in Quartz

America Heads to the Exit: What Trump Got Wrong about Paris
June 2, 2017, David Victor authored article for Yale 360

May

Guo Wengui, forcing China to make concessions to exile
May 31, 2017, Victor Shih quoted in New York Times (Chinese)

California governor looks abroad for climate changes allies
May 31, 2017, Susan Shirk quoted in ABC News

What Does China Want? Part II: Taking up the Wang Yi Proposal and the China-DPRK War of Words
May 22, 2017, Stephan Haggard authored blog post for North Korea: Witness to Transformation

Flourishing spirituality in China, apart from traditional Western dogma
May 19, 2017, Richard Madsen authored op-ed for The Washington Post

U.S. pullout doesn't deter aspiring TPP members
May 18, 2017, Weiyi Shi featured on Marketplace (audio)

Try carrot and stick with North Korea, official urges US and China
May 10, 2017, Susan Shirk quoted in South China Morning Post

US Embassy Officials Helped Persecuted Chinese Christian Family Escape to America
May 11, 2017, Susan Shirk quoted in The Christian Post

Does China account for 90% of North Korean trade, as Rex Tillerson said?
May 1, 2017, Stephan Haggard quoted in PolitiFact

After Failed Talks With Kushner, More Trouble for a Chinese Tycoon
May 1, 2017, Victor Shih quoted in The New York Times

April

The US-China Fight Over Trade: The Ultimate Test of the WTO Framework
April 19, 2017, Ann Listerud '16 authored article for The Diplomat

For North Korea, cutting off oil supplies would be devastating
April 13, 2017, Stephan Haggard quoted in Reuters

Trump Can't Bring Back All Those Jobs From China. Here's What He Can Do
April 7, 2017, Gordon Hanson interviewed for WPSU Penn State

Five priorities for Donald Trump when he meets Xi Jinping
April 5, 2017, Susan Shirk writes article for South China Morning Post

International Order On The Line For Trump-Xi Meeting
April 5, 2017, Susan Shirk featured on On Point (audio)

Chinese President Xi Jinping and President Trump to Meet Amid Rising Tensions
April 4, 2017, Susan Shirk featured on KQED (audio)

Xi and Trump: What’s the Big Deal?
April 2017, Susan Shirk interviewed in Carnegie Corporation of New York (audio)

March

China: Refuge For Globalization or 'U-Turning' From Reform?
March 21, 2017, Susan Shirk quoted in Asia Society

The Tillerson Trip and the Hard Line Options
March 21, 2017, Stephan Haggard authored article for Lawfare

Tillerson wraps up Asia trip on hopeful note, but uncertainties over North Korea remain
March 19, 2017, Susan Shirk quoted in Los Angeles Times

All Eyes on China as U.S. Signals New Tack on North Korea
March 17, 2017, Stephan Haggard quoted in The New York Times

Rex Tillerson embarks on Asia trip amid Korea concerns
March 15, 2017, Susan Shirk quoted in CBS News

February

Advice Column: John Delury and The Asia Society China Task Force on How To Engage
Feb. 28, 2017, Stephan Haggard authored blog post for North Korea: Witness to Transformation

Gauging Beijing's Response to Potential U.S. Trade Sanctions
Feb. 25, 2017, Barry Naughton quoted in Real Money

China Names Guo Shuqing, a Rapid-Fire Regulator, to Oversee Troubled Banks
Feb. 24, 2017, Victor Shih quoted in The New York Times

China names economic officials amid slowdown, Trump threats
Feb. 24, 2017, Victor Shih quoted in Associated Press

US think tank urges Trump to promote ties with China
Feb. 17, 2017, 21st Century China Center report spotlighted in Xinhua

Trump and China: Getting to Yes With Beijing
Feb. 13, 2017, Susan Shirk authored article for Foreign Affairs (subscription required)

Experts Gather At UC San Diego To Discuss How US Should Approach China
Feb. 13, 2017, 21st Century China Center report spotlighted in KPBS (audio)

Did Xi Just Outmaneuver Trump?
Feb. 10, 2017, Susan Shirk authored comment for ChinaFile

The fragile superpower and trepidation over Trump
Feb. 9, 2017, Susan Shirk featured on Sinica Podcast (audio)

Turning Point with China
Feb. 9, 2017, report spotlighted in This Week @ UC San Diego

Task Force Gives Recommendations for a U.S.-China Relationship at 'a Crossroads'
Feb. 8, 2017, report spotlighted in Asia Society

US panel warns Trump change on one China policy 'dangerous'
Feb. 7, 2017, report spotlighted in Associated Press

China Expert Says Mattis Reaffirmed Alliances in Asia
Feb. 7, 2017, Susan Shirk featured on Bloomberg Politics (video)

Task Force Urges Better U.S. Engagement With China
Feb. 6, 2017, report spotlighted in The New York Times

January

Is China Socialist?
January 27, 2017, Barry Naughton wrote the lead article in China Symposium series in Journal of Economic Perspectives

Why Trump Scrapping TPP May Be Good for China
Jan. 23, 2017, Barry Naughton featured on Bloomberg Television (video)

China urges Trump: be our friend, not our enemy
Jan. 19, 2017, Susan Shirk quoted in The Guardian

We've had the 'China trade shock.' What now? A Q&A with Gordon Hanson
Jan. 18, 2017, Gordon Hanson quoted in AEIdeas

As star attraction at Davos, China's Xi Jinping pushes globalization: 'No one will emerge as a winner in a trade war'
Jan. 17, 2017, Victor Shih quoted in Los Angeles Times

Trump warming to reality of climate change, says senior Chinese official
Jan. 16, 2017, Susan Shirk quoted in The Guardian

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