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February 15, 2012

United States
How to Mend U.S.-China Ties

As Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping visits the United States, CFR’s Elizabeth C. Economy says Washington must address the trust deficit with Beijing as the top policy priority.

January 20, 2011

China
How to Gauge U.S.-China Talks

The Obama administration scored some successes on human rights and trade during Chinese President Hu’s just-concluded state visit, but there were no breakthroughs on currency and other issues, says C…

November 19, 2009

Asia
Mixed Messages from Asia

CFR’s Elizabeth Economy says President Obama’s first trip to Asia raised his credibility as a partner in the region and exposed insecurities among China’s leadership.

September 21, 2009

India
Decoupling China in the Climate Debate

CFR’s Elizabeth Economy says it is "not unreasonable" to seek binding commitments from China and India on emissions that would take effect a decade from now. She also recommends decoupling China from…

August 21, 2009

Afghanistan
Beyond Elections, Fixing the Afghan State

Elizabeth Rubin, a journalist who has reported extensively on Afghanistan, says beyond the presidential elections, U.S. officials must become more closely involved in improving Afghan governance or f…

July 29, 2009

China
Rule of Law Should Be U.S. Priority in Talks with China

After the latest high- level dialogue with China on economic, security, and environmental issues, CFR’s Elizabeth C. Economy says Washington should prioritize effective rule of law in China. Virtuall…

December 12, 2008

China
China’s Economy ’Losing Steam Very Quickly’

Elizabeth Economy, CFR’s director of Asian Studies, says that China’s economy is now "losing steam very quickly" and that the "global economic crisis is going to make it much harder for China to addr…

April 24, 2008

Russia
Fuller: Russia May be Seeking ‘Joint State’ of Abkhazia-Georgia

Elizabeth Fuller, an expert on Georgian affairs, says Russia may be promoting joint states as a solution to some frozen conflicts in its sphere of influence.

January 7, 2008

Elections and Voting
Fuller: Despite Apparent Reelection, Saakashvili’s Popularity Not High

Elizabeth Fuller, an expert on Georgian affairs for RFE/RL, says Georgia’s president faces significant problems despite his apparent win in recent presidential elections.

November 9, 2007

Georgia
Fuller: Georgian Leader’s Popularity Has Dramatically Fallen

Elizabeth Fuller, an expert on Georgian affairs for RFE/RL, says the large protests in Georgia challenge Western notions that President Mikheil Saakashvili is a “model democrat.”