Zha Daojiong

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  • Zha Daojiong is Professor at the School of International Studies, Renmin University of China.

    Energy in Sino-American Relations: Putting Mutual Anxiety in Context

    Mutual anxiety will dictate relations between Beijing and Washington over energy and related geo-strategic matters. There is little doubt that the United States cannot tolerate obstruction, real or perceived, to its access to sufficient volumes of foreign oil, now or in the future. Also, particularly between now and the 2008 Olympics Games in Beijing, China will find it a paramount imperative not to suffer from a major reduction in or deliberate disruption to its foreign energy supply.

    May 2007