What Does a Closer U.S.-Russia Relationship Mean for China? | Carnegie–Tsinghua Center for Global Policy
When and Where
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Room 402, Sohu Internet Plaza
Room 402, Sohu Internet Plaza, Haidian District, Beijing, China
China and Russia have established closer ties under the leadership of Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin, forging large-scale energy and economic ties, conducting joint naval exercises, and signing treaties to reaffirm their strategic partnership. While world leaders hoped the United States and Russia would focus on areas in which to cooperate in the post-Cold War era, more emphasis has been placed on competition. Rhetoric from U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration, though, has renewed discussions about a possible improvement of U.S.-Russia relations that has the potential to shift the great power dynamics.
This panel will focus on the future of China-Russia relations and opportunities for collaboration, such as their mutual opposition to the THAAD missile deployment in South Korea and Russia’s status as China’s top crude oil supplier. Panelists will give their insights into U.S. views of the China-Russia relationship, the evolving U.S.-China-Russia relations under President Trump, and China’s reactions to potential changes and challenges.
This panel is the second in the 2016-2017 Carnegie Global Dialogue Series.
This event is off the record.
Andrew Weiss is vice president for studies at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, where he oversees research in Washington and Moscow on Russia and Eurasia.
Chen Yurong is a senior research fellow and director of the Department for European-Central Asian Studies at the China Institute of International Studies. Her research focuses on Sino-Russian relations and economic and political relations between Central Asia and the Commonwealth of Independent States.
Alexander Gabuev is a senior associate and the chair of the Russia in the Asia-Pacific Program at the Carnegie Moscow Center. His research is focused on Russia’s policy toward East and Southeast Asia, political and ideological trends in China, and China’s relations with its neighbors.
Guan Guihai is an associate professor and an executive vice president of the Institute of International and Strategic Study at Peking University. His research focuses on Russian diplomacy and Sino-Russian relations.
Paul Stronski is a senior fellow in Carnegie’s Russia and Eurasia Program, where his research focuses on the relationship between Russia and neighboring countries in Central Asia and the South Caucasus.
Paul Haenle is the director of the Carnegie–Tsinghua Center for Global Policy based at Tsinghua University in Beijing. Haenle’s research focuses on Chinese foreign policy and U.S.-China relations.
(language: Chinese/English, simultaneous translation available)
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