Wang Xiaohui, editor-in-chief of China.org.cn, spoke to Professor Joseph Nye, a renowned political scientist and scholar of international relations, about the current state of U.S.-China relations. Nye was an important figure in international affairs and national security during the Clinton administration, and is famous for creating the concept of "soft power."

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Political scientist Joseph S. Nye, University Distinguished Service Professor at Harvard University, takes an exclusive interview with China.org.cn in Beijing, Jan. 10, 2019. [Photo by Dong Ning/China.org.cn]

Professor Nye offered his insights on how China, the second-largest economy in the world, could use smart power and soft power to make itself more attractive to people in other countries.

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Political scientist Joseph S. Nye (L), University Distinguished Service Professor at Harvard University, responds to questions during an exclusive interview with Wang Xiaohui, editor-in-chief of China.org.cn, in Beijing, Jan. 10, 2019. [Photo by Dong Ning/China.org.cn]