David Shambaugh

David Shambaugh

David Shambaugh is an internationally recognized authority and author on contemporary China and the international relations of Asia. He is currently professor of political science and international af

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Nobody wins in a US-China visa war
The news in The New York Times last week about the US government revoking multi-year and multiple-entry visas for well-known Chinese scholars Zhu Feng of Nanjing University and Wu Baiyi of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences Institute of American Studies has now been matched by recent reports that the Chinese embassy in Washington did not issue visas to Donald Trump’s China adviser Michael Pillsbury and former deputy special trade representative Wendy Cutler to attend a conference in Beijing. The “visa war” between the US and China is not at all helpful. At this time of significant stress in US-China relations, it is precisely the time when we need to have as much dialogue among academic