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April 22, 2019

U.S.-China Diplomacy: 40 Years of What's Worked and What Hasn't

James Green, Amy Celico, Dennis Wilder, David Shear

U.S.-China relations have entered perhaps their most trying period since normalization in 1979. As both countries rethink the trajectory of their relationship, the last 40 years of diplomacy are invaluable to informing new ideas on a way forward. On April 22, 2019 James Green, senior research fellow of the Georgetown University Initiative for U.S.-China Dialogue on Global Issues and host of the U.S.-China Dialogue Podcast, moderated a group of highly esteemed U.S.-China experts for a conversation on the history and future of bilateral relations. 


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The event was hosted by the Brookings Institution and jointly sponsored with the Georgetown Initiative for U.S.-China Dialogue on Global Issues.

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Amy Celico is a Principal of Albright Stonebridge Group and leads the firm's China team in Washington, D.C.

James Green is a senior research fellow with the Initiative for U.S.-China Dialogue on Global Issues at Georgetown University.

Ryan Haas is a David M. Rubenstein Fellow in the Foreign Policy program at Brookings, where he holds a joint appointment to the John L. Thornton China Center and the Center for East Asia Policy Studies. He is also a nonresident affiliated fellow in the Paul Tsai China Center at Yale Law School.

David Shear is a senior advisor at the McLarty Associates.

Dennis Wilder is the managing director for the Initiative for U.S.-China Dialogue on Global Issues at Georgetown University, where he also serves as an assistant professor of practice in Asian studies in the School of Foreign Service.