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At Large Podcast by China-US Focus
18 minutes | Nov 11, 2020
Kishore Mahbubani: Has China Won?
We return this week with a special conversation with Kishore Mahbubani, the diplomat, academic, and author whose books help us understand and navigate the unfamiliar shifts overwhelming the world. ‘Has China Won?’ is his new release, about a country and a people he knows well, and the challenge it presents to American primacy. This, he describes as the foremost contest of the 21st century, where the US he writes has “abandoned” multilateralism, while China embraces it. Mr Mahbubani speaks with James Chau.
20 minutes | Apr 16, 2019
"I feel very sad": leading US-China scholar speaks out on visa restrictions
James Chau, host of At Large, the in-house podcast of China-US Focus, interviewed Peking University Professor Wang Jisi in Hong Kong, during which the prominent Chinese scholar of American studies discussed the recent media reports of FBI barring some Chinese scholars from visiting the U.S. over spying fears, the rise of racial profiling in the U.S. and racial discrimination across the world. Professor Wang also discussed the growing U.S.-China rivalry, the concerns that China is moving backward, and his optimism that China is ultimately moving in the right direction.
21 minutes | Mar 25, 2019
Joseph Nye: Condemned to Cooperate, or Be Condemned
James Chau on March 24, 2019 interviewed Joseph Nye, University Distinguished Service Professor of Harvard Kennedy School, in Cambridge, MA. Professor Nye is also a contributor to China-US Focus.
26 minutes | Jan 25, 2019
Interview with Wu Xinbo
Wu Xinbo is Dean of the Institute of International Studies and Director of the Center for American Studies at Fudan University
28 minutes | Jan 24, 2019
Interview with David Lampton
David Lampton is Oksenberg-Rohlen Fellow at Stanford University and Director of SAIS-China at Johns Hopkins University.
24 minutes | Jan 23, 2019
Interview with Stephen Orlins
Stephen Orlins is President of the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations
18 minutes | Jan 22, 2019
Interview with Governor Bob Holden
Bob Holden is President of the United States Heartland China Association, and served as 53rd Governor of Missouri.
28 minutes | Jan 21, 2019
Interview with Cui Tiankai
Cui Tiankai is Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to the United States
14 minutes | Jan 20, 2019
An Interview with Jimmy Carter
The thirty-ninth President of the United States looks back on forty years of diplomatic relations with China, and providing solutions for mankind together.
12 minutes | Dec 20, 2018
What will Canada do?
Justin Trudeau is maintaining a political distance, as Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou waits to hear whether she will be extradited to the US. Canada has allowed itself to get caught in the middle, while economist Jeffrey Sachs says the US has set a dangerous precedent. Also in this episode Chinese ride sharing app Didi attempts to make serious inroads in Mexico.
14 minutes | Dec 13, 2018
Huawei - what's going on?
The plot thickens after the arrest - and release on bail - of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou. But Canada's Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland says it's a matter for the courts, as two Canadians are now reported to have been detained by China. As Ottawa waits in the middle, what are the implications for the trade truce for Washington and Beijing, and relations between all three? Listen for more. (EP#28)
14 minutes | Dec 5, 2018
George HW Bush
George HW Bush was the longest-lived president in U.S. history when he died on Friday. Listen to this episode for tributes from global leaders and what he meant to China. Also Xi Jinping and Donald Trump reach an important 90 day truce in the trade dispute, while Dr Tedros, the world's health chief, takes a close look at the ethics of gene-editing.
10 minutes | Nov 29, 2018
The Problem with Gene Editing
A scientist in China claims to be the first to gene edit a pair of twins. But his 'breakthrough' has triggered controversy - even condemnation - for the way in which it was carried out. But I'm also concerned by the door he's opened stigma and discrimination against people living with HIV.
12 minutes | Nov 22, 2018
APEC and Singles Day - what both mean for China
The APEC leaders summit in Papua New Guinea exposed familiar divisions between the US and China and their approach to the 21st century, as globalization continues to come under threat. Plus, China's shoppers break the record on Jack Ma's '11.11 Singles Day'.
11 minutes | Nov 5, 2018
Who's got your vote?
Tuesday is perhaps the most important midterm election in recent U.S. history. As the Republicans led by President Trump battle for seats, I ask whether anything will change - no matter who wins. Singapore's former prime minister Goh Chok Tong says China is handling its trade war with the U.S. correctly, and we remember Raymond Chow, the film producer who discovered Bruce Lee.
12 minutes | Nov 1, 2018
Tim Cook: "There is no truth in their story"
Apple CEO Tim Cook is asking Bloomberg to retract its claims that China used microchips to infiltrated U.S. businesses and government agencies. At the same time, President Obama ...
7 minutes | Oct 26, 2018
A reset for China-Japan relations?
Shinzo Abe is in Beijing, the first Japanese prime minister to visit in seven years. Leaders are touting hundreds of business deals, and a peaceful approach to future relations What will this mean?
12 minutes | Oct 15, 2018
Ending sexual violence wins Nobel Prize
This year’s Nobel Peace Prize has been jointly awarded to Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad, two champions of victims of sexual violence. Listen to analysis on what their win means, Apple and Amazon reject claims of a rogue Chinese chip, plus protestors in France call for action on climate change.
12 minutes | Oct 11, 2018
IMF's Lagarde warns of slower global growth
Ahead of its meetings this week in Bali, and In part due to the US-China trade war, the IMF has wound down for the global economy. Listen to an interview with Christine Lagarde, who says once again that tariffs spell bad news ...
11 minutes | Oct 2, 2018
What happened at the UN General Assembly ?
193 member states came together in New York last week, but China and the United States carried the headlines on North Korea and Iran, and with their alternate takes on the future multilateralism.
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