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Byline: Jessica Chen Weiss

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China’s leaders say that Biden offers a ‘new window of hope.’ Their experts are more skeptical.

What will a new U.S. administration mean for U.S.-China relations? Jessica Chen Weiss, associate professor of government, gives four areas to watch as Biden takes office.
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America, don’t try to out-China China

Jessica Chen Weiss, associate professor of government, and Ali Wyne, a nonresident senior fellow at the Atlantic Council and a nonresident fellow at the Modern War Institute, have some advice for U.S. officials about their relationship with China, in this New York Times opinion piece.

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Four things to know about the U.S. decision to close the Chinese consulate in Houston

The United States has ordered the Chinese consulate in Houston to close by Friday afternoon. This move, the Trump administration’s latest, could make it harder to repair the U.S.-China rift, writes Jessica Chen Weiss, associate professor of government, in an op-ed in the Washington Post.

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How coronavirus changes the political outlook in China and the U.S.

China’s role in the Covid-19 outbreak has elicited a growing backlash, including dueling campaign ads from Democrats and Republicans, writes Jessica Chen Weiss, associate professor of government, in a Washington Post op-ed.

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‘Ours Will No Longer Be a Nation Subject to Insult and Humiliation’

Jesscia Chen Weiss writes in this New York Times opinion piece about current events such as the trade war and Hong Kong protests and their impacts on China.

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What’s the response in China to the trade war?

Jessica Chen Weiss, associate professor of government, writes in this Washington Post opinion piece that even though China is rolling out nationalist propaganda in reaction to increased U.S. trade sanctions, Chinese leaders may actually be willing to find creative solutions for the current trade impasse.

Still, she says, there are signs that anti-U.S. protests could begin.