Programs

The Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security’s Asia Security Initiative equips the transatlantic community to “pivot” to the Asia-Pacific and to position the Atlantic Council to serve as the essential link between high-level transatlantic and Asian leaders and thinkers

Experts

Samantha Sultoon

Visiting Senior Fellow, Global Business & Economics Program and Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security

Economic Sanctions Initiative Global Business & Economics Program

Julie Chon

Nonresident Senior Fellow, Global Business & Economics Program

Global Business & Economics Program

James B. Cunningham

Nonresident Senior Fellow, South Asia Center

South Asia Center

Antonio de Lecea

Nonresident Senior Fellow, Global Business & Economics Program

Global Business & Economics Program

Robert Dohner

Nonresident Senior Fellow, Asia Security Initiative

Asia Security Initiative

Miyeon Oh

Director & Senior Fellow, Asia Security Initiative

Asia Security Initiative

Content

Fri, Oct 11, 2019

US-China trade war reaches a pause, but still a long way to resolution

While the current trade war pause is good news for many concerned about a damaging escalation in tensions between two of the world’s most important economies, there remains a long road ahead before either Beijing or Washington is ready to fully commit to trade peace.

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

China Trade

Wed, Oct 9, 2019

Belt and Road in Latin America: Where does the future lie?

With 19 signatories in Latin America, China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has earned supporters and skeptics in the Western Hemisphere. How will BRI evolve in Latin America and how will it impact the US?

Event Recaps by Maria Borselli

China Energy & Environment
Two men walking across a floodgate.

Tue, Oct 8, 2019

Belt and Road in Latin America: A regional game changer?

A pragmatic, proactive, and forward-thinking approach is key to ensuring that a massive and evolving Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) provides concrete benefits to Latin America and the Caribbean. In particular, countries in the region—and the United States—should take stock of four emerging BRI trends to stay ahead of the game.

Issue Brief by Pepe Zhang

China Energy & Environment

Tue, Oct 8, 2019

McFate joins Channel News Asia to discuss what wars of the future will look like

In the News by Atlantic Council

China Conflict

Mon, Oct 7, 2019

Toward digital power over states

Rapid advances in digital technologies amplify the potential for data acquisition from and influence over other states. One state aggressively pursuing digital advantage globally is China, especially in its leveraging of artificial intelligence (AI).

Infographic by Thomas A. Campbell

China Defense Technologies

Sun, Oct 6, 2019

Manning in Global Times: AI ripe for US-China cooperation

Uncategorized by Atlantic Council

China Economy & Business

Tue, Oct 1, 2019

The geoeconomic superstorm threatening the globe’s three financial hubs

While London and Hong Kong will continue to play outsized roles in international business, their privileged status may be more precarious than it seems.

New Atlanticist by Michael B. Greenwald

China Financial Regulation

Tue, Oct 1, 2019

Despite sanctions, China is still doing (some) business with Iran

Since the US pull out from the JCPOA in May 2018, China has continuously declared its intention to uphold the deal and protested Washington’s unilateral actions.

IranSource by Dan Katz

China Iran

Sun, Sep 29, 2019

Tran quoted in South China Morning Post on the next financial crisis

Uncategorized by Atlantic Council

China Economy & Business

Sat, Sep 28, 2019

China at 70: Xi’s bold bet

With every day, China’s leadership is more openly demonstrating its desire and capability to shape the global future in the face of a distracted America.

Inflection Points by Frederick Kempe

China

Events

Wed, Oct 30, 2019

Present at the Re-Creation: A Global Strategy for a World at Risk

The old historical rhythm that laid the foundations of the Western liberal order has come to an end. As emerging risks and enduring challenges pull at the world’s threads, can the rules-based international system be re-created?

9:30am Washington, DC

Tue, Oct 22, 2019

China, Oil, and Venezuela: Myths, Reality, and Future

As international pressure mounts toward the Maduro regime, including US sanctions, what does the future hold for the troubled, oil-rich nation and its relationship with China?

9:00am Washington DC