After a brief historical characterization of the relationship between China and North Korea, Doug Bandow assesses the effect of the ouster of Jang Song-taek on the oftentimes-strained relationship between China and North Korea.
Chen Jimin uses President Obama’s West Point commencement speech to serve as the springboard for a discussion about the structural dilemmas the United States faces with regard to its foreign policy. According to Jimin, there exist four structural difficulties, and dedicates the bulk of his essay to fleshing them out.
Wang Hongyi asserts that there is an urgent need for China and the United States to coordinate on African affairs, and the trilateral cooperation has become a core issue of rapidly accelerating interactions with Africa.
In light of President Obama’s address at West Point, Mel Gurtov discusses various aspect of the speech and analyzes its implications on U.S. foreign policy.
Two recent foreign policy actions by the United States set a dangerous tone for the Obama administration’s strategy in the Asia-Pacific and threaten the stability of Sino-U.S. relations, warns Stephen Harner.
Chen Yonglong warns that the United States’ obsession with Cold War power-play scenarios could lead to a dangerous backlash by Russia, China and other regional powers as Beijing and Moscow enter a new strategic partnership.
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