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US Ambassador to China Nicholas Burns on China-US Relations


Members of the Council community join Ambassador Burns for insights into the current state of the China-US relationship.

Joe Biden and Xi Jinping at the G20 Summit in Indonesia on November 14, 2022.

Past Events

China's Influence in Latin America

Hart Program Series

A panel of experts discusses rising Chinese presence in Latin America and what it means for politics and economics throughout the region.

Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks at the opening ceremony of China-CELAC in Beijing in 2015.

Russia, China, and the Battle for Global Dominance

China's Changing Landscape

Catherine Ashton, Robert Kagan, Kishore Mahbubani, and Ivo Daalder discuss the new geopolitical order emerging from Russia and China’s efforts to counter US power.

Against a backdrop of Russian and Chinese flags, Russian President Vladimir Putin shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the end of a joint press briefing in Beijing's Great Hall of the People.

Commentary & Analysis

The Stark US-German Differences on China

In the News
Ivo H. Daalder

“There’s a growing risk that the United States and Germany are headed for a collision over China,” warns Council President Ivo Daalder.

Scholz and Biden, with Scholz in the foreground and Biden slightly blurred in the background, walking outside.
US Foreign Policy

Between Chinese Overreach and American Overreaction

In the News
The National Interest
Paul Heer

"It’s not too late for China and the United States to achieve some level of mutual understanding and common purpose," Paul Heer writes.

Xi Jinping and Joe Biden side by side
US Foreign Policy


US Arms Sales Reveal Discord in Taiwan's Defense Strategy

Report by Ethan Kessler

Washington has started selling arms that serve a "porcupine" defense strategy to Taiwan. Whether Taipei fully embraces this new approach remains to be seen.

a ship in the waters near Taiwan
Wang Yu Ching
US Foreign Policy

American Views of China Remain at Record Lows

Public Opinion Survey by Craig Kafura

With Xi Jinping poised to receive a third term at the 20th Party Congress, American opinion of China has never been worse.

Visitors walk past an image of Chinese President Xi Jinping holding a ballot, at an exhibition titled "Forging Ahead in the New Era" during an organised media tour ahead of the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China
Public Opinion