China’s highly-publicized “Silk Road” to Europe is not receiving the bulk of Chinese capital. David Dollar explains why a significant portion of the country’s investments are now going towards natural resources.
Governance experience in remote hardship regions is emerging as a common feature among China’s most prominent political leaders. Cheng Li and Lucy Xu discuss the implications of this trend for the Chinese Communist Party.
BROOKINGS AND SUNNYLANDS CONVENE SECOND US-CHINA LEADERS FORUM
This month, the John L. Thornton China Center hosted the second U.S.-China Leaders Forum at The Annenberg Retreat at Sunnylands. The Forum brought together high-level policymakers, entrepreneurs, innovators, military strategists, scholars, and public intellectuals to foster greater understanding and trust between the United States and China.
The John L. Thornton China Center develops timely, independent analysis and policy recommendations to help U.S. and Chinese leaders address key long-term challenges, both in terms of U.S.-China relations and China's internal development.