US-China relations: Implications for US partners in Asia



23 May 2013

What do the shifts in relations between the United States and China mean for America's allies in Asia? Two leading scholars in the US-China relationship, Bonnie Glaser and Bruce Jentleson, looked at the foreign policy paradox: US allies are seeking closer American ties to counterbalance China's growing power while also fostering better relations with Beijing.


  • Bonnie Glaser
    Senior Adviser for Asia and Director of The China Power Project, Centre for Strategic and International Studies

    Bonnie S. Glaser was a visitor at the US Studies Centre in 2013. Glaser is a Senior Advisor for Asia and the Director of the China Power Project at the Centre for Strategic and International Studies, where she works on issues related to Asia-Pacific security with a focus on Chinese foreign and security policy. She is concomitantly a Non-Resident Fellow with the Lowy Institute in Sydney, Australia, and a Senior Associate with the CSIS Pacific Forum. Glaser has worked for more than three decades at the intersection of Asia-Pacific geopolitics and US policy.

  • Professor Bruce Jentleson
    Professor of Political Science, Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University

    Bruce W. Jentleson visited the US Studies Centre in 2012. Jentleson is Professor of Public Policy and Political Science at Duke University, where he previously served as Director of the Terry Sanford Institute (now Sanford School) of Public Policy. He is a leading scholar of American foreign policy and has served in a number of US policy and political positions. In 2015-16 he was the Henry A. Kissinger Chair in Foreign Policy and International Relations at the John W. Kluge Center, Library of Congress.

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