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The Georgetown Initiative for U.S.-China Dialogue on Global Issues is a university platform for research, teaching, and high-level dialogue among American and Chinese leaders from the public sector, business, and the academy that addresses common challenges facing the global community.


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The Politics of Administrative Division Adjustment in Urban China Event

A distinctive aspect of Chinese governance and development is the frequent reconfiguration of subnational units—particularly county-level units—through “administrative division adjustment” (ADA). As existing scholarship makes clear, such changes have important effects not only on territorial…


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Beyond Colossus or Collapse: Five Myths Driving American Debates About China

This article, featured on War on the Rocks, considers how the Biden administration can create a political consensus on China. It was written by Evan Medeiros, a U.S.-China Research Group on Managing Strategic Competition participant and senior fellow at the Initiative for U.S.-China Dialogue, and Jude Blanchette, Freeman Chair in China Studies at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

The U.S. Is Back in Paris. Will It Regain Its Role as Climate Leader?

In this podcast interview by the Kleinman Center for Energy Policy, U.S.-China Research Group on Climate Change convener Joanna Lewis discusses rejoining the Paris Climate agreement, the global hierarchy of climate leadership, and how U.S.-China trade tensions may create barriers to climate cooperation.