Can the U.S. and China get along?

This op-ed by CCLP senior fellow Orville Schell was originally published in The New York Times. For longtime observers of China, the last two years have been unsettling. Under Xi Jinping the Chinese Communist Party has made it more difficult than ever to hope that the People's Republic is still dedicated to the agenda of "reform and opening up" that was the mantra of the Deng Xiaoping era. Instead, Beijing has served up a neo-Maoist cocktail of autocracy within and truculence without. Despite meetings between Presidents Xi and Obama, and a yearly Strategic and Economic Dialogue, the level of discouragement…

US soft power triumphs in probe of Sepp Blatter’s corrupt casino

This article by CCLP senior fellow Derek Shearer was originally published in The Conversation. Soccer is truly the world's sport. It is played and watched by more people across the globe than any other sport. Every four years, it is the center of global attention when the World Cup is held. It's as if the World Series and Super Bowl were rolled into one mega-sporting event with viewership in the hundreds of millions. A private organization based in Switzerland called FIFA controls the selection of the host country, the commercial sponsors for the event and the rules by which the…

An interview with Orville Schell and Arthur Ross Director of Asia Society

CCLP Senior Fellow Orville Schell discusses the U.S's military expansion in Asia Pacific. With the recent visit between China's Vice President Xi Jinping and U.S Vice President Joe Biden hosting the foreign diplomat stateside it becomes clear China will have an increasingly important role with U.S foreign policy. In the interview featured by the Examiner online, Schell reiterates the importance of US foreign policy on china and the increased need for diplomacy between the nations. Read the interview in full by clicking here….