July 13, 2021

As the Biden administration approaches the six-month mark, Jessica Chen Weiss spoke with Ryan Hass, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and Michael H. Armacost Chair in Foreign Policy Studies, about the state of U.S.-China relations. Hass, who served as director for China, Taiwan and Mongolia at the National Security Council during the Obama administration, is the author of “Stronger: Adapting, America’s China Strategy In An Age Of Competitive Interdependence” (Yale University Press, 2021).

By Jessica Chen Weiss - July 12, 2021|Updated yesterday at 8:39 a.m. EDT - https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2021/07/12/cold-war-is-poor-analogy-todays-us-china-tensions/

Jessica Weiss

Jessica Chen Weiss is an associate professor of Government at Cornell University, a political science editor at the Washington Post Monkey Cage blog, and a nonresident Senior Associate at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. Weiss is the author of Powerful Patriots: Nationalist Protest in China’s Foreign Relations (Oxford University Press, 2014). Her research appears in International OrganizationChina Quarterly, International Studies Quarterly, Journal of Conflict ResolutionSecurity StudiesJournal of Contemporary China, and Review of International Political Economy, as well as in the New York Times, Foreign Affairs, Los Angeles Times, and Washington Quarterly. Weiss was previously an assistant professor at Yale University and founded FACES, the Forum for American/Chinese Exchange at Stanford, while an undergraduate at Stanford University. Born and raised in Seattle, Washington, she received her Ph.D. from the University of California, San Diego in 2008, where her dissertation won the 2009 American Political Science Association Award for best dissertation in international relations, law and politics. Weiss is a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations. 

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