NBR Resources on China
NBR is at the forefront of analyzing key issues in the U.S.-China relationship. The publications and event audio and video offered here will help illuminate the complexities in the U.S.-China relationship.
What Do the Experts Have to Say?
Read recent news items quoting NBR authors, research directors, and National Asia Research Program (NARP) Fellows and Associates.
Center for a New American Security
Strategic Asia 2010-11 author
China is focusing on limiting the U.S. military presence in the Western Pacific, argues Abraham Denmark in The New York Times:
China’s Push to Modernize Military Is Bearing Fruit.
The shift of power in the House will likely produce another major test for the U.S.-China relationship, says Jonathan Pollack in China Daily:
China Faces Pressure from a New Congress.
University of California, San Diego
Research Director for NBR's Energy Security Program
How will China reduce its CO2 emissions by at least 40% by 2020? Mikkal Herberg, weighs in on China's energy demands and industrial policy in Scientific American:
The Price of Coal in China: Can China Fuel Growth without Warming the World?
Ely Ratner lays out the emergent security threats that will shape the trajectory of China's rise in The Washington Quarterly:
The Emergent Security Threats Reshaping China’s Rise.
China's trade surplus and new lending numbers show it has failed to rebalance its economy and reduce dependence on exports, argues Eswar Prasad in Bloomberg Businessweek:
China’s Trade Surplus, New Lending Top Estimates.
Does China underestimate the United States? Victor Cha discusses how bilateralism emerged as Asia's dominant security structure and America's "power play" rationale behind it in the Taipei Times:
China Told Not to Underestimate U.S.
High test scores, but flawed education? The Chinese education system, geared toward taking tests, actually deprives its students, Yasheng Huang tells ABC News:
High Test Scores, but China Education Flawed.
Claremont McKenna College
Is the advent of information technology promoting democratization in China? It will, but only when coupled with the rapid urbanization and higher education of Chinese citizens, says Minxin Pei in the Asahi Shimbun:
IT Not Promoting China Democracy.
Why is China reluctant to check North Korea's belligerence? Differences between U.S. and Chinese interests are key, says Daniel Sneider in The Christian Science Monitor:
Why China Will Not Do as Clinton Asks on North Korea.
Rethinking the Beijing Consensus
Featured Audio and Video from 2010 Event
Access event video at Outlook on the U.S.-China Economic Relationship. To access audio click on the speaker names below.
Senior Coordinator for China and Strategic and Economic Dialogue, U.S. Department of Treasury, and National Asia Research Program (NARP) Associate
University of Pittsburgh
Claremont McKenna College
Other Recent Publications on China
Power Constrained: Sources of Mutual Strategic Suspicion in U.S.-China Relations
David M. Lampton
Sino-U.S. Competition and U.S. Security: How Do We Assess the Military Balance?
Chinese Foreign Policy and Domestic Decision-making
Xiao Ren & Travis Tanner, Allen Carlson, Cheng Li, and Mark W. Frazier
Defining a Health Balance Across the Taiwan Strait
Robert G. Sutter, Jianwei Wang, J. Bruce Jacobs, Alan M. Wachman, Ji You, and Nancy Bernkopf Tucker
China’s Fifth Generation: Is Diversity a Source of Strength or Weakness?
The Basics of Chinapol
A interview with Richard Baum
China, the Financial Crisis, and Sino-American Relations
Other 2010 Event Audio and Video on China
Asia Policy Assembly
"Asia’s Global Influence: How Is It Exercised? What Does It Mean"
Access event audio for the keynote addresses listed below. Read about the event and access event video and audio at 2010 Asia Policy Assembly.
Engaging Asia: The Future of U.S. Leadership in China
Access event video below. Learn more about the event at Engaging Asia 2010.
Robert Scalapino Symposium of the National Asia Research Program (NARP)
Access video of David M. Lampton's keynote address below. Learn more about the event at Robert Scalapino Symposium.