To understand the direction of U.S.-China relations under the Obama administration, Cheng Li argues that we have to consider factors such as the president’s personal background, the domestic backdrop of the two countries, and changes in the global and regional economic-political landscape.
Reflecting on U.S. relations with China and American interests in Asia, Jeffrey Bader discusses President Obama's accomplishments in the region, and explains how the next administration can continue to make progress.
Jamie Horsley will be joining the John L. Thornton China Center this fall as a visiting fellow.
Horsley is a senior fellow of the Paul Tsai China Center and visiting lecturer in law at Yale Law School. Her project work and research revolve primarily around issues of governance and regulatory reform, including promoting government transparency, public participation, and government accountability. She was formerly the executive director of the Yale China Law Center.
Prior to joining Yale, she was a partner in the international law firm of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison; commercial attaché in the U.S. embassies in Beijing and Manila; vice president of Motorola International, Inc.; and a consultant to The Carter Center’s China Village Elections Project.
Horsley holds a B.A. from Stanford, an M.A. in Chinese studies from the University of Michigan, and a J.D. from Harvard Law School. She was a Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in 2015-16.
The John L. Thornton China Center at Brookings hosted two distinguished pioneers of Chinese contemporary art for a discussion on how global and local forces influence artwork in China and how art reflects the views and ideas of Chinese society.
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.