Building on an already tense relationship aggravated by the trade war, will the recent War of Words between the U.S. and China lead to further escalation of bilateral tension? Or can a call for humanity and cooperation join the nations in a fight against a common enemy?

Join experts from the 21st Century China Center as they explore the issue from all angles.


  • Susan Shirk, Research Professor and Chair of the 21st Century China Center, GPS UC San Diego
  • Victor Shih, Ho Miu Lam Chair in China and Pacific Relations, GPS UC San Diego
  • Deborah Seligsohn, Assistant Professor, Villanova University

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RFG partnered with the Meridian International Center to sponsor the Welcome to Washington reception on January 15, which honored newly-credentialed ambassadors. The biannual event provides these senior diplomats from around the world an opportunity to meet and engage with a cross-section of Washington influencers and decision-makers from the government, business and policy communities to foster positive foreign relations.

Read more about the event at Meridian’s website