Here at our CUSEF blog, we share news, updates and stories about China and the United States. We provide more than a cursory glimpse of what’s going on between the two powers - here, we offer an in-depth look into their current state of affairs.

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The 50th Anniversary of Kissinger’s China Visit
2021-08-03
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“Taking the long view, we simply cannot afford to leave China forever outside the family of nations,” replied President Richard Nixon when asked why he supported U.S. relations with China. And while the bilateral relationship has evolved throughout the decades, the 50th anniversary of Henry Kissinger’s secret visit to China opened the door to diplomatic discussions and eventually led to a longstanding partnership. Read More
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Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics: Part 2
2021-08-02
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Our second Olympic blog post series feature synchronized diving. Out of the four events at the Tokyo Games, Team China claimed three gold medals and one silver medal, and Team USA earned two silver medals. Congratulations to both China and the U.S. teams! Read More
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Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics: Part 1 - Gymnastics
2021-07-27
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The Summer Olympics are here! To celebrate this momentous event, we are featuring prominent Chinese and American Olympians from various sports in a three-part series. Today, we bring you two gymnasts: Lu Yufei of China and Simone Biles of the United States. Read More
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July – A Month of Celebrations
2021-07-26
July isn’t just a month to celebrate summer. It is a time to reflect on the past in order to learn for the future. [Photo credit: CNN]
July isn’t just a month to celebrate summer. It is a time to reflect on the past in order to learn for the future. [Photo credit: CNN]
July 1 and July 4 mark historical significance for both China and the United States respectively. While these dates mean something different to each country, they share similar sentiments and remind us that from East to West, commemorating prosperity and success is universal. Read More
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China’s Fight Against Climate Change
2021-06-28
The US and China commit to signing the Paris Agreement on Earth Day (2016) [Photo credit: HuffPost]
The US and China commit to signing the Paris Agreement on Earth Day (2016) [Photo credit: HuffPost]
China’s global participation in climate summits and treaties has fostered greater cooperation with other countries, raising both international and national climate ambitions. According to the Climate Action Tracker, China will need to bolster its climate efforts, specifically addressing the country’s heavy reliance on coal. To align with the Paris Agreement, China would need to phase out coal before 2040 under 1.5 degrees Celsius. What is China’s commitment to achieving its climate targets? Click to read more. Read More