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U.S.-China Dialogue 2020

Since 2016 U.S.-China relations have undergone a steady, if uneven decline. Across a range of issues, from trade and security to health and the environment, the U.S. and Chinese governments have moved towards competition and even confrontation. From the COVID-19 pandemic to the U.S. presidential election, 2020 has emerged as a pivotal year. Over the coming months this dialogue series will bring together leading experts from both countries to discuss current dynamics and potential ways forward.

The series is hosted by Georgetown University's Initiative for U.S.-China Dialogue on Global Issues and the Asian Studies Program in the Walsh School of Foreign Service. Evan Medeiros and Michael Green serve as co-conveners.

Event Series

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Jun
11
2020

U.S.-China Decoupling: Separating Myth From Reality

The decoupling of the U.S. and Chinese economies is one of the headline risks in U.S.-China relations today. Many in the Trump administration have actively pursued an agenda to bring U.S…

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Apr
30
2020

China in the U.S. Presidential Election

Over the last several weeks, the COVID-19 crisis has undermined a U.S.-China relationship already marked by deep divisions over trade and other issues. China has now emerged as a major issue in the…