- China's special envoy to Syria, Xie Xiaoyan, said on Sunday that the only way out for Syrians is through political settlement with peace negotiations.Speaking t
- Sampson Oppedisano , Executive Assistant to the Dean, The Milano School of International Affairs, Management and Urban Policy
Apr 18 , 2017Expected by many to be a showdown, a clash between the world’s two powerhouse economies, the long awaited meeting between Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping, fell far short of that. While the meeting itself was lackluster in regards to the fierce clash many had expected, it did produce two somewhat substantial outcomes — or at least the beginnings.
- Wu Zhenglong , Research Fellow, China Foundation for Int'l Studies
Apr 18 , 2017Now that there is a new roadmap for China-US relations, the leading role of the two heads of state has been established, and a new dialogue framework is in place, China-US relations can overcome future difficulties and progress on a track to reach new heights.
- Chen Yonglong , Director of Center of American Studies, China Foundation for International Studies
Apr 18 , 2017Difficulties for the U.S. are not opportunities for China. The road to make America great again leads to Beijing; and for China to be strong and prosperous, effective cooperation from the American side is also indispensable.
- Paul Haenle , Director, Carnegie–Tsinghua Center
Apr 13 , 2017President Donald Trump has expressed a similar desire to renew relations with old adversaries—most notably, Russia. He believes there are geopolitical “deals” to be reached through artful negotiations, but in reality, U.S. national security interests would be best served by more sustainable policy frameworks.
- He Yafei , former Vice Minister, State Council Office of Overseas Chinese Affairs
Apr 12 , 2017Mar-a-Lago summit has offered predictability and sense of direction for the bilateral ties.
- David A. Parker , Associate Fellow, Center for Strategic and International Studies
Apr 11 , 2017The impeachment of President Park Geun-Hye has plunged South Korea into election season. In less than two months, the world’s 11th-largest economy will have a new chief executive. Regardless of who wins the election, addressing the challenges facing the South Korean economy should be a high priority.
- Tao Wenzhao , Researcher, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
Apr 11 , 2017Now that the two heads of state have mapped out future China-US relations, the two countries can share a broad prospect for cooperation in trade, investment, finance and infrastructure, and their economic and trade relations will be more balanced and closer with a bright future.
- Su Xiaohui , Deputy Director of Int'l & Strategic Studies, CIIS
Apr 11 , 2017The two countries established a new set of high-level frameworks for negotiation, including the diplomatic and security dialogue, the comprehensive economic dialogue, the law enforcement and cybersecurity dialogue, and the social and cultures issues dialogue. Xi’s visit also provided a chance to get to know his new U.S. counterpart in person.
- Patrick Mendis , Associate-in-Research, Harvard University
Apr 11 , 2017Observing the changing dynamics in the United States and elsewhere in the world, the unsettling question is: Will the United States follow the experience of centralized Confucian power—and by default the Communist Party of China (CPC)—to create a Hamiltonian world for Hamiltonians?