Assistant U.S. Secretary of State says the Obama administration has put "a floor" under the U.S.-China relationship to avert crisis, but it will continue to press on contentious issues and reject the idea of "Chinese exceptionalism."
In a spirited Intelligence Squared U.S. debate, ASPI President Kevin Rudd and Kissinger Institute Director Robert Daly faced off with University of Chicago Professor John Mearsheimer and Heritage Foundation Senior Fellow Peter Brookes.
ASPI President Kevin Rudd joined former U.S. Ambassador to China Jon Huntsman and Eurasia Group President Ian Bremmer at the 2015 Concordia Summit to assess the summit and how the U.S. and China might build on the meeting.
In a major address during the UN General Assembly’s debate on maintaining international peace, the ASPI President argued that “the concept and the praxis of prevention” must be central to the UN’s efforts to uphold security.
“Pakistan has not been able to get the Indian part of Kashmir in four wars. A fifth war is not going to change that,” said former Ambassador of Pakistan to the United States Husain Haqqani in a discussion on the legacy of India's partition.
China's foreign minister told an Asia Society delegation Tuesday in Beijing that his country planned to end construction on an island in the South China Sea, but that the decision had nothing to do with recent criticism or pressure from the United States.
Indrani Bagchi, Senior Diplomatic Editor with the Times of India, says India’s prime minister “has not been shy of boldly asserting India’s interests,” in a break with the country’s diplomatic tradition.
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