Andrew Nathan



1989: Background Reading

As we mark the 30th anniversary of the 1989 protest movement in China, and the subsequent military crackdown, CDT editors have put together a list of books to provide more in-depth context and analyses of the movement, the political decision to use force, and the long-term repercussions for...

U.S.-China Tensions: What Must Kerry Do?

In the latest installment of China File’s Conversations series, Elizabeth Economy, Andrew J. Nathan and Orville Schell respond to Nina Hachigian’s recommendations to new U.S. secretary of state John Kerry. In a...

How China Sees America

In a lengthy article in Foreign Affairs (reposted by China U.S. Focus), Andrew J. Nathan of Columbia University and Andrew Scobell of RAND, give an in-depth look at the current U.S.-China relationship by examining how Beijing...

Andrew J. Nathan: When China is No. 1

For McKinsey and Company’s What Matters site, Andrew Nathan argues that global economic dominance may not be enough for China: It is true China has achieved decades of breathtaking growth. It now ranks at or near the top...



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