Washington has declared that China is the only country in the world capable of threatening the U.S. economically, politically and technologically. Beijing responds by rejecting the American effort to deal with China from a position of strength. The two states, having contributing to global peace and prosperity in the past four decades, are now eyeing each other as an existential threat. But U.S.-China people-to-people interaction continues. Can this exchange stop the dangerous slide of the bilateral relationship? What were past the successes? What are the current challenges? What will be the prospect of this exchange? Six practitioners from the U.S. and China will share their views on these issues and offer recommendations on strengthening the people-to-people ties.