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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Hong Kong Forum on U.S.-China Relations 2021 Offers Hope for a Brighter Bilateral Relationship
2021-02-22
Both President Xi Jinping and President Joe Biden were the topic of several discussions during the Forum.
Both President Xi Jinping and President Joe Biden were the topic of several discussions during the Forum.
In the midst of a challenging year where the world was tested by the impacts of COVID-19, global leaders and experts recognized the unprecedented changes facing the U.S.-China relationship and urged the two countries to work together to usher stability and security back into the international community. Following the inauguration of United States President Joe Biden, distinguished experts gathered virtually on January 26- 28, 2021 to assess the future of bilateral relations by examining key issues and areas of cooperation in CUSEF’s second international forum “Hong Kong Forum on U.S.-China Relations” co-hosted with the China Center for International Economic Exchanges (CCIEE). Read More
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Rising to the Challenges
2021-02-01
Our 2019 Georgetown Delegation brought American students to visit Chinese technology companies.
Our 2019 Georgetown Delegation brought American students to visit Chinese technology companies.
Though it is natural for two nations such as China and the United States to compete, recognizing and respecting strategic competition without ignoring collaboration remains imperative to progress. China and the U.S. have a responsibility to work together toward a common goal: fighting global challenges to help create a secure, sustainable, more flourishing future. With technology leading the way, these very challenges become achievements. Read More
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People-to-People Exchanges – The Groundwork of Building Mutual Trust
2021-01-30
Previous successful people-to-people relations have provided numerous opportunities for Chinese and American students to experience a well-rounded and diverse education.
Previous successful people-to-people relations have provided numerous opportunities for Chinese and American students to experience a well-rounded and diverse education.
The last several decades, bilateral people-to-people exchanges have prospered between China and the U.S., bridging cultures, ideas, people, education, and economies. Experts warn that if relations continue to deteriorate, people-to-people ties will become collateral damage that may be irreversible and might hinder the science and technology sectors that drive innovation in the United States and usually attract international talent. Read More
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December Traditions Offer Warmth During the Winter Months
2020-12-21
In northern China, those celebrating together make dumplings based on a lasting legend referencing Zhang Zhongjing of the Han Dynasty, who supposedly saw his constituents suffering from the cold and asked his apprentices to make dumplings to share and help keep their souls warm. [Photo credit: Global Times]
In northern China, those celebrating together make dumplings based on a lasting legend referencing Zhang Zhongjing of the Han Dynasty, who supposedly saw his constituents suffering from the cold and asked his apprentices to make dumplings to share and help keep their souls warm. [Photo credit: Global Times]
As December rolls in, the holiday season carries a bit of mystic essence all around the world. In some countries, families and friends gather around to commemorate cultural holidays such as Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, or Christmas; celebrations that help focus our purview on the importance of life, family, and memorializing miraculous life. Read More
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China and U.S. COVID-19 Vaccines: Hope for the New Year
2020-12-14
Pharmaceutical company Pfizer, in partnership with BioNTech, announced last month that its two-dose vaccine had an efficacy rate of 95%. [Photo credit: NurPhoto/Getty Images]
Pharmaceutical company Pfizer, in partnership with BioNTech, announced last month that its two-dose vaccine had an efficacy rate of 95%. [Photo credit: NurPhoto/Getty Images]
Though this tumultuous and unexpected year has altered our everyday life, the end of the coronavirus pandemic is in sight as China and the United States enter the final phases of trials and will shortly begin the vaccine distribution process. The United States is mere days away from distributing its vaccine. Pharmaceutical company Pfizer, in partnership with BioNTech, announced last month that its two-dose vaccine had an efficacy rate of 95%. Read More