Senior Journalist, the People’s Daily
Jun 20 , 2019
The US has recently accused Chinese scientists and scholars of stealing technological secrets — but this anxiety is nothing new. Ma Shikun recounts his own experiences and those of other Chinese journalists subjected to suspicion in the US over the past two decades.
May 24 , 2019
US Secretary of State Pompeo is acting more like his country’s top spy than its top diplomat—this aggressive posture is disorienting not only China but the world. The Trump administration’s meandering foreign policy has been further damaged by these mixed-up roles.
Apr 29 , 2019
The US has recently begun denying visas to Chinese scholars not just in sensitive high-tech areas, but in the social sciences and liberal arts. These moves not only threaten America’s reputation for open-minded exchange with the outside world—some China experts in the US fear that the FBI’s actions are a warning of even more aggressive and paranoid “decoupling” of US-China relations in the days to come.
Mar 22 , 2019
Whenever the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) and National People’s Congress (NPC) hold their annual sessions in March, the subject of Chinese military spending features prominently in US media as evidence of the growing “China threat.” This year is no exception.
Feb 28 , 2019
Trump’s selfish and erratic behavior puts increasing strain on the relationship.
Jan 15 , 2019
If the US really cared about Africa, it wouldn’t make Africans choose between it and China.
Dec 20 , 2018
Scholars believe that it is not advisable to compromise with or to just confront the U.S., but common rules of the game should be established.
Nov 05 , 2018
The US should emulate China’s behavior on Africa.
Oct 12 , 2018
Malaysia’s old statesman is not afraid to speak his mind to both great powers.
Aug 20 , 2018
The US must give the DPRK more leeway if denuclearization is to be achieved.