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July 14, 2021

Fifty years since Kissinger's secret visit, Sino-U.S. ties now fraying fast

Featuring Jacob Stokes

Source: The Japan Times

Journalist Jesse Johnson

Fifty years since a secret visit to Beijing by then-U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger paved the way for American engagement with communist China, ties between the two rival powers are now heading in the opposite direction.

That trajectory is unlikely to be altered any time soon, experts say, as top officials in both countries buckle down for a long-haul competition.

Read the full story and more from The Japan Times.

Authors

  • Jacob Stokes

    Senior Fellow, Indo-Pacific Security Program

    Jacob Stokes is a Senior Fellow for the Indo-Pacific Security Program at CNAS, where his work focuses on U.S.-China relations, Chinese foreign policy, East Asian security affa...