Sino-Russian Cooperation

Beginning with Richard Nixon’s 1973 visit to china, balancing between Moscow and Beijing has been a centerpiece of U.S. foreign policy. Today, though, Washington’s relations with both Beijing and Moscow are difficult, while China and Russia increasingly cooperate in the economic, military, and political spheres. How durable is today’s Sino-Russian cooperation, and how worried should the United States be?

Jeffrey Mankoff
Senior Associate (Non-Resident), Europe, Russia, and Eurasia Program