Course Description

ONLINE: This online discussion course will focus on many of the most pressing issues in contemporary Sino-American relations, including ideological cleavages, turmoil in the South China Sea, threats to Taiwan, Chinese-Japanese tensions, technological competition, China's military modernization, Beijing's Belt and Road Initiative, and the possibility of armed conflict between China and the United States. Students will gain an appreciation for the complex nature of the relations between the US and China and the difficulty in creating a coherent strategy toward Beijing. This course's required reading is "After Engagement: Dilemmas in U.S.-China Security Relations," Jacques DeLisle and Avery Goldstein editors (Brookings Institution Press, 2021). Students are expected to read approximately 20 pages each week and actively participate in discussions. | Facilitated discussion.
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Section Title
Dilemmas in US-China Relations
Online - Zoom
11:00AM to 12:15PM
Jan 27, 2022 to Mar 31, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
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Virtual Classroom  
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Section Notes
Required reading: Jacques deLisle and Avery Goldstein, After Engagement: Dilemmas in U.S.-China Security Relations (9780815738350)