U.S.-China Relations, and How It Affects Chinese Americans

Speakers: Ambassador J. Stapleton (Stape) Roy, Cheng Li

Moderator: John H. Jia

China’s rapid economic growth and increasing regional and global influence have unexpectedly shifted the geopolitical terrain in Asia-Pacific. As a result, U.S.-China relations have evolved to a complex mix of increasingly intertwined economies and societies, growing international rivalry and intensifying diplomacy. In this session, in light of the upcoming American general election, two renowned “China Hands” will address the foreign policy complexities presented by the economic growth of and tense geopolitical situation surrounding China, and how our foreign policies should evolve to best cope with the challenges while promoting bilateral cooperation. The panelists will also discuss the impact that our China policies have on Chinese Americans.