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Murrett weighs in on the size of China's naval fleet in Military Times

April 13, 2021
When it comes to fleet size, Robert Murrett, professor of practice of public administration and international affairs, says that China’s fleet largely remains in its backyard, while a good number of the U.S. force is underway around the world, making a number-to-number assessment incomplete.

Gueorguiev discusses legacy of China's Xi Jinping in New York Times

March 3, 2021
China's leader, Xi Jinping, "strikes me as ruthless but cautious in erecting a durable personal legacy," says Dimitar Gueorguiev, assistant professor of political science.

Lovely speaks to South China Morning Post about the EU's new trade policy

February 22, 2021
"The new EU trade policy tries to strike a principled balance between the U.S. and China, with clear signals to both that it will set its own course," says Professor Mary Lovely. "Finding a way forward that is both 'open' and 'autonomous' will be difficult, however, as openness brings interdependence," she says.

Lovely discusses resilience of US supply chains on Brookings podcast

February 16, 2021
Professor Mary Lovely was a guest on the Brookings Institution podcast "Dollar & Sense" to discuss the resilience of U.S. supply chains, the potential effects of Biden’s "Buy American" policy, U.S. engagement with China, and other early lessons from the Biden administration’s emerging trade agenda.

Lovely quoted in Politico article on impact of Trump's trade policy

February 8, 2021
"The Trump administration never had a feasible plan for reducing the trade deficit," explains Professor Mary Lovely.

Gueorguiev quoted in South China Morning Post on Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement

February 4, 2021
Dimitar Gueorguiev was quoted in the South China Morning Post article "U.S. lawmakers nominate Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement for the Nobel Peace Prize."

Steinberg quoted in China Daily piece on improving US-China relations

January 25, 2021
University Professor James B. Steinberg says there are opportunities for cooperation, but if the deep diagnosis is that China is challenging the U.S., it would be very hard to sustain and insulate areas of cooperation from the deeper conflict.

McDowell examines the yuan's potential to challenge the dollar in World Politics Review

January 22, 2021
In his latest piece, "Dollar Doomsayers Are Wrong—Again," published in World Politics Review, Associate Professor of Political Science Daniel McDowell explains why the Chinese yuan does not pose a threat to the dollar's reserve currency status.

Lovely weighs in on Trump's failed trade war with China in Bloomberg

January 13, 2021
"China is too big and too important to the world economy to think that you can cut it out like a paper doll," says Professor Mary Lovely. "The Trump administration had a wake-up call." Read more in the Bloomberg article, "How China Won Trump’s Trade War and Got Americans to Foot the Bill." 

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