I was in China last week for a cyber dialogue sponsored by the China Institutes of Contemporary International Relations (CICIR) and the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). The good news is the two sides are continuing to talk. The not so good news is mistrust is high and the next steps will not be easy or quick.
In diplomatic speak, the talks were candid and constructive. Both sides acknowledged the mistrust that characterizes the relationship. Read more »