- Ted Galen Carpenter , Senior Fellow, Cato Institute
Mar 24 , 2017Washington’s hawkish posturing is not likely to induce Beijing to incur the risks of greatly increasing its pressure on the North Korean regime. The first step would be to meet Beijing’s longstanding call for Washington to engage Pyongyang in serious, bilateral negotiations.
- Fan Gaoyue , Retired Senior Colonel and Former Chief Specialist at PLA Academy of Military Science
Feb 27 , 2017Participants in the Six Party Talks can take four paths to progress: Make denuclearization of the Peninsula their collective top priority; make a military strike an option as talks resume; initiate peace treaty talks concurrently; and take confidence-building steps to make negotiations more inviting.
- Yang Xiyu , Senior Fellow, China Institute of Int'l Studies
Jan 17 , 2017Chaos on the Korean Peninsula would have a direct and far-reaching impact on the security environment of China. China push for the principle of “no war, no chaos and no nuclear weapons” on the Peninsula will become even stronger amid uncertainties posed by the election of Donald Trump and the planned tests by the DPRK.
- Yin Chengde , Research Fellow, China Foundation for Int'l Studies
Sep 27 , 2016In the face of risks and disagreements, the two sides should restart negotiations, and sincerely embark on the road of resolving both the unsettled state of war from the 1950s and the current stalemate over the THAAD deployment in South Korea.
- Hu Bo , Senior Fellow of the Pangoal Institution
Sep 22 , 2016Since North Korea conducts nuclear tests frequently and countries like the U.S., Japan, South Korea have strengthened their military deployments in and around the Korean Peninsula, China is facing unprecedented difficulties and challenges there.
- South China Morning Post ,
Sep 20 , 2016Pledge made during meeting between China’s premier and Barack Obama at the UN amid global concern over Pyongyang’s nuclear test earlier this month
- Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi told his Japanese counterpart that China opposes "unhelpful" unilateral sanctions on North Korea but will work within the United Nations to formulate a necessary response to its fifth nuclear test.
- AP , The Associated Press
Sep 12 , 2016China says the United States has inflamed the conflict on the Korean Peninsula and must carry the burden of ending it in the wake of North Korea's fifth nuclear test.
- North Korea is ready to conduct an additional nuclear test at any time, South Korea's Defence Ministry said on Monday, three days after the reclusive North's fifth test drew widespread condemnation.
- CNN ,
Sep 09 , 2016North Korea has hit the button on its fifth and potentially most powerful nuclear test, claiming to have successfully tested a nuclear warhead.