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Making history: US president Richard Nixon meeting Chinese leader Mao Zedong in Beijing in1972. White House Photo Office Collection (Nixon Administration)

Nixon-Mao meeting: four lessons from 50 years of US-China relations

Richard Nixon’s visit sparked a new era of collaboration but now the relationship between US and China is beginning to unravel.
Tesla vehicles are parked outside of a building during a meeting between Tesla CEO Elon Musk and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang in Beijing in 2019. Tesla is a company with both high reliance on North American technology and Chinese supply chains. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)

How companies should respond to U.S.-China tensions and global supply chain disruptions

Research suggests that two factors are most important when making decisions on how businesses should respond to the U.S.-China trade war: location and supply chain dependence, and technology.
Since becoming China’s top leader in late 2012, President Xi Jinping has centralized power to the point that it’s unclear when he’ll step down, or who might succeed him. Kevin Frayer/Getty Images AsiaPac via Getty Images

China has no plan for who will succeed Xi Jinping – leaving the nation and the world in uncertainty

In the past, the lack of a succession plan for China has led to political unrest in the country. If it happens again, it will also affect the world.
White Americans who hold racist attitudes are likely to prefer military action over diplomacy in foreign countries like Iran and, in particular, China. Frank Rossoto Stocktrek via Getty

Racial bias makes white Americans more likely to support wars in nonwhite foreign countries – new study

Analysis of US survey data finds that white people who hold racist views are more likely than others to favor military action over diplomacy in China and Iran, and to endorse the global war on terror.
Can Joe Biden restore U.S. world leadership? Agela Weiss/AFP via Getty Images

Biden faces the world: 5 foreign policy experts explain US priorities – and problems – after Trump

Biden wants to restore US global leadership after four years of Trump’s isolationism and antagonism. These are some of the challenges and opportunities he’ll face, from China to Latin America.
As vice president, Joe Biden – seen here on left, in 2016 – had a working relationship with the Republican Senate majority leader, Mitch McConnell. Is that possible now? Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

Foreign policy is Biden’s best bet for bipartisan action, experts say – but GOP is unlikely to join him on climate change

A survey of 800 foreign policy experts identified four international issues where Republicans and Democrats may actually cooperate to get something done – and one area of severe disagreement.

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