The project seeks to identify current roadblocks to collaborative efforts between the United States and China, and research, test, and refine an innovative and practical set of mechanisms to improve the frequency and impact of bilateral engagements—including among non-state actors.
The Cold War shows that the United States and Soviet Union periodically cooperated to advance their security and prosperity, which offers important lessons for the U.S.-China relationship today.
Report by Melvyn P. Leffler — September 11, 2023
Finding Safe Harbors for Development Impact: Navigating U.S.-China Stormy Waters for the Global Public Good
Game-changing opportunities for social impact in health, climate change, and food security are within reach but will depend on new mechanisms enabling collaborations among partners in the United States and China to proceed in informed, geopolitically sensitive ways.
Brief by Steve Davis — August 23, 2023
This brief for the “Advancing Collaboration in an Era of Strategic Competition” project explores the motivations and mechanisms behind U.S.-Soviet coordination on smallpox eradication, drawing lessons for how rivals can approach collaboration on issues of shared concern.
Brief by Nellie Bristol — May 17, 2023