Written by Fuzuo Wu. China and the United States, the world’s largest and second largest greenhouse gas (GHG) emitters, have transformed from opponents on how to address climate change at the global level to close partners. During President Obama’s second administration, China and the United States have been […]
Written by Ali Wyne. As U.S. President Barack Obama approaches the end of his time in office, a convergence of developments is challenging his principal foreign-policy initiative, the effort to rebalance America’s strategic equities towards the Asia-Pacific.
Written by Alek Chance. The fact we must all immediately confront when thinking about America’s future foreign policy is that we know very little. Forecasting an incoming president’s foreign policy is always a difficult task—see, for example, the promised “humble” foreign policy of George W. Bush. Speculation about […]
Written by Qing Gu. Over the last two decades, Chinese student mobility has undergone profound changes. Exponential growth has taken place, driven ‘in part by the demand for a knowledge-based economy and highly skilled human resources’. China’s economic expansion has played a significant role in the internationalisation of global […]
Written by Marcus P. Chu. Any international sporting mega-event refers to a games in which numbers of athletes from at least two countries participate. Given that the world society often attaches great importance to the event preparations and implementation, the governments of the hosting cities in general are willing […]
Written by Christine Y. L. Luk and Subodhana Wijeyeratne. There is a tendency to view China’s space efforts as a mere replication of what the US and the former USSR accomplished decades ago. References to a “second Space Race” and “space militarization” abound in the press these days. But […]
Written by Ho-fung Hung. Since Trump’s surprise election win, many have speculated whether he will fulfill his campaign promise to stop US companies’ outsourcing to China by raising tariffs against Chinese-made goods and penalizing US companies that have shifted their operation to China. If this becomes reality, it will […]