The Heat: China-U.S. 45 Years of Diplomacy

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China and the United States marked 45 years of diplomatic relations this year. Despite twists and turns over the decades, the relationship has kept forging ahead to the benefit of both countries and the world.

To discuss the current state of the bilateral ties and the challenges ahead, our guests are: 

  • Chas Freeman is a former U.S. ambassador, he was the principal American interpreter for President Nixon when he visited China in 1972.
  • Yukon Huang is a Senior Fellow in the Carnegie Asia Program.
  • Yun Sun is a Senior Fellow and Co-Director of the East Asia and China program at Stimson Center.
  • James P. Moore is Founder and CEO of the Washington Institute for Business, Government, and Society
  • Victor Gao is Chair Professor at Soochow University.