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U.S.-China Under Xi Jinping: From Strategic Collision to Common Purpose?

April 14, 2015

Panelists Kevin Rudd, former Prime Minister of Australia, Anthony Saich, Director of the Ash Center, and the Belfer Center’s Meghan O’Sullivan joined moderator Graham Allison for a panel discussion to reflect on the future of US and China relations. The panelists discussed Rudd's "U.S.-China 21" paper, analyzing the increased leadership power of President Xi Jinping, and the importance of a common strategic narrative to ensure stable, long-term Sino-American relation

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SUMMARY REPORT: U.S.-China 21 The Future of U.S.-China Relations Under Xi Jinping: Toward a New Framework of Constructive Realism for a Common Purpose

April 14, 2015

Author: Kevin Rudd, Senior Fellow, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

"The future relationship between China and the United States is one of the mega-changes and mega-challenges of our age. China’s rise is the geopolitical equivalent of the melting polar ice caps – gradual change on a massive scale that can suddenly lead to dramatic turns of events.

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Harvard opens China course [CCTV English]

January 2, 2014

Excerpt from Harvard opens China course [CCTV News - CNTV English]

"What’s not to like about ChinaX It’s a course conceived here at Harvard University, it’s free, and it’s accessible to people from all walks of life. But ChinaX also hopes to attract students in China, which begs the question of what a course on Chinese civilization, taught by Western academics, can offer the people of China," said Liling Tan at...

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