Opinion / Chen Weihua

Chen Weihua

Chen Weihua is the Chief Washington Correspondent of China Daily and Deputy Editor of China Daily USA. He has a particular focus on US politics and US-China relations.

'Crying' Schumer's rhetoric out of touch with reality

[2017-06-27 07:09]

US Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer railed against President Donald Trump during the 2016 presidential election. However, he sounded as if he might have voted for Trump in an op-ed in The Washington Post on Friday.

Thucydides's Trap does not have to be inevitable

[2017-06-23 07:21]

Such adjustment won't be easy for either of them, especially as the US is feeling deeply anxious about no longer being No 1 in the world in increasing number of areas, and it is showing it is unwilling to share power as much as it should be.

US' lack of focus on its infrastructure means it will continue to get D+

[2017-06-16 07:18]

New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman marveled at China's progress in infrastructure in a June 7 opinion piece following his recent trip to the country. He described the wide use of mobile technology in daily life and the changing skylines he saw riding the Beijing-Shanghai high-speed train.

It's the planet, stupid, not China's global leadership

[2017-06-09 07:37]

It's a pity that some people see the great cause of combating climate change through their narrow geopolitical lens.

Brzezinski and his insightful wisdom will be missed

[2017-06-03 08:32]

The passing of Zbigniew Brzezinski last week came as a shock because a little more than a month ago he was still making public appearances and commenting on the Korean Peninsula issue. In the past week, many of my Chinese journalist friends who had interviewed him or attended his lectures recalled on WeChat Moments their fond memories of the great strategist.

Discovering China in Washington's used bookstores

[2017-05-05 07:57]

Schuman's Assignment China offers a first-hand observation of China after the 1949 revolution, mostly in my hometown Shanghai.

US, DPRK are key to denuclearization of Korean Peninsula

[2017-04-28 07:20]

The denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula has become ever more complicated due to the words and deeds of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea and the United States.

US must send a thank-you note for yuan policy

[2017-04-21 07:37]

China is not a currency manipulator, US President Donald Trump and the US Treasury Department ultimately said earlier last week. Yet the same conclusion has been reached in the past by many US economists, including former US treasury secretary Larry Summers who admitted the US government was wrong all these years in trying to push China to shore up the yuan when market forces were keeping it down.

Unquestioning US media failing in its role to hold government to the law

[2017-04-14 07:29]

Except for the libertarian Cato Institute, few raised any questions about the legality of the airstrike.

Top-level meeting can forge good personal rapport

[2017-04-07 07:09]

Despite their growing economic interdependence, China and the United States still have vast potential for win-win cooperation that is untapped.

Giant pandas bring Chinese and Americans closer together

[2017-03-31 07:28]

People in the United States like to petition, about everything, from demanding President Donald Trump to release his tax returns to ending wildlife trafficking.

Proposal for new type of power relations still a win-win proposition

[2017-03-24 07:20]

Right after US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson wrapped up his visit to China on Sunday, the Washington Post declared that Tillerson appeared to hand Beijing a diplomatic victory.

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