The U.S.-China relationship is arguably at its most fraught since Richard Nixon’s overtures to the PRC fifty years ago, with challenges in many realms including the economic, political, ideological, and military. Is it possible to forge a path forward that recognizes the need for cooperation in areas critical for the planet, such as climate change and nuclear proliferation, while managing intense competition in other fields?

The National Committee held its annual members program on May 24, 2022 featuring four National Committee directors, Paul Haenle, Ben Harburg, Elizabeth Knup, and Nancy Yao, who considered the past, present, and future of the bilateral relationship from the perspectives of business, think tanks, foundations, and cultural institutions.

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