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Sri Lankan port workers hold a Chinese national flag to welcome Chinese research ship

AP/Eranga Jayawardena, File

Analysis & Opinions - Project Syndicate

Peak China?

| Jan. 03, 2023

Joseph Nye writes: From an American perspective, it is just as dangerous to underestimate Chinese power as it is to overestimate it. While hysteria creates fear, discounting China's recent progress and future ambitions could lead the United States to squander its own long-term advantages.

Antony Blinken listens as President Joe Biden meets virtually with Chinese President Xi Jinping

AP/Susan Walsh

Analysis & Opinions - Project Syndicate

The Evolution of America's China Strategy

| Nov. 02, 2022

Joseph Nye writes that while U.S. President Joe Biden's administration is right to question the basic assumptions that underlay America's strategy of engagement with China, those who devised that strategy over two decades ago were also right in their own way. Then as now, even distant scenarios must be left open.

European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell, left, and European Council President Charles Michel speak with European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and Chinese President Xi Jinping via video-conference

AP/Olivier Matthys, Pool

Analysis & Opinions - Project Syndicate

Why China Won't Mediate an End to the Ukraine War

| Apr. 01, 2022

Joseph S. Nye writes that If there is one person other than Vladimir Putin who can end Russia's war in Ukraine, it is Chinese President Xi Jinping. But Xi has so far remained on the sidelines and is likely to stay there, owing to various domestic political vulnerabilities and his own lack of courage and imagination.