U.S.-China Parallel Development Assistance Goals: Building on Common Interests

Series: CSIS Reports
A key challenge in twenty-first-century geopolitics is finding ways for China and the United States to cooperate internationally and avoid conflict. Finding areas of common development interests and building trust will be difficult, but not impossible. International development as a source of cooperation may not be a priority for Beijing and Washington, but it does represent an area that requires a low level of investment and could yield beneficial gains for both countries.