- Graham Allison: We can imagine Xi's anxiety at meeting Trump
- Their first meeting was a good start for a crucial relationship, Allison writes
Graham Allison is the director of the Harvard Kennedy School's Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. He is the author of the forthcoming book "Destined for War: Can America and China Escape Thucydides's Trap?" The views expressed are his own.
(CNN)The stakes were high at the initial meeting between President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping last week: No two individuals will have a greater impact on the global order in the years ahead and, beyond that, as far as any eye can see.