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In China vs Google, Google Resembles a Country

One key issue in the confrontation, Schell said, is that Google has become more like a nation than a company. By this he means that not only is Google closely connected to the Obama administration, but the company has a…

Stakes High Ahead of Summit

Orville Schell, director of the Center on US-China Relations at the Asia Society, is hopeful that the practical attitude shown by Beijing and Washington in choosing the summit venue will help clear many hurdles that up to now made it…

Obama takes diplomatic tack on Chinese cyberespionage charges – U.S. News

“For the first time, the areas of common interest between the U.S. and China are much more evident in China’s declarations,” said Orville Schell, director of the U.S.-China Relations at the Asia Society. “They’re fed up. And they don’t want…

Susan Rice Named US National Security Adviser

Orville Schell, director of the Center on US-China Relations at the Asia Society in New York, described the 48-year-old Rice as a smart and experienced diplomat, doubting that Rice’s limited direct experience in China-related matters would be problematic. “She is…

How Would Facing Its Past Change China’s Future?

For Asia Society’s Orville Schell, the question exemplifies a Western paradigm which might not necessarily apply in China. Schell suggests it is borne out of the Freudian notion that the individual and the society must be introspective, life must be…

U.S.-China Meeting’s Aim – Personal Diplomacy

“Sunnylands is a West Coast monument to Richard Nixon and Ronald Reagan,” said Orville Schell, the Arthur Ross Director of the Center for U.S.-China Relations at the Asia Society. “The last time the U.S.-China relationship broke through was Nixon and…

Obama and Xi Put Their Scripts Aside, Opt For Personal Diplomacy

“Sunnylands is a West Coast monument to Richard Nixon and Ronald Reagan,” said Orville Schell, the Arthur Ross Director of the Center for U.S.-China Relations at the Asia Society. “The last time the U.S.-China relationship broke through was Nixon and…

Time to Get to Know One Another

Orville Schell, director of the Center on US-China Relations at the Asia Society in New York, said: “In any event, if there is a reset button to be found, it will doubtless reveal itself more readily at an informal setting…

No Fast Results Expected From Summit

Orville Schell, director of the Asia Society’s Center on US-China Relations, described the site — sometimes called the “West Coast Camp David” for playing host to past retreats of US and world leaders — as “the perfect place for informal…

Xi-Obama Meet a ‘First Step’

Orville Schell, director of the Asia Society’s Center on US-China Relations, described the site – sometimes called the “West Coast Camp David” for its past retreats of US and world leaders – as “the perfect place for informal and personal…