Academic Committee Member, Center for International Security and Strategy, Tsinghua University
May 16, 2022
The phrase “Ukraine today, Taiwan tomorrow” has been heard frequently in Taiwan since the outbreak of the Russia-Ukraine conflict. But separatists on the island are not sure the United States would come to their rescue if Beijing moved toward reunification.
Mar 04, 2022
Three main problems must be addressed in advance to reduce risk: a possible accident arising from a military encounter, dangerous actions by the United States that touch China’s red lines and provocative rhetoric by members of the U.S. Congress.
Nov 30, 2021
China and the United States should cooperate to remove the fundamental causes of failure — lack of trust, differing definitions of denuclearization, timetables and peace mechanisms — while accounting for the DPRK’s wariness of the so-called Libya model.
Aug 19, 2020
Only mechanisms that support dialogue in the face of potential confrontation will do the job. If a military conflict occurs, no matter how limited, the door to a protracted cold war will be thrown open.
Jul 09, 2020
The region is at a critical crossroads. At stake is whether it will see more peaceful development or move toward a new cold war. Strengthened cooperation is the best choice to overcome difficulties.
Feb 04, 2020
A peaceful future for China and the United States will depend on their ability to engage in benign competition. Can they find ways to compete while maintaining cooperation, or will they move toward decoupling and open hostility? The next chapter is yet to be written.
Dec 17, 2019
The tasks and timelines are complex, but it’s still possible to end the nuclear standoff on the Korean Peninsula once and for all. Time is short.
Nov 22, 2019
War often begins with security frictions. Taiwan and the South China Sea are powder kegs.
- Creating a New Code of Conduct: Future of China and Japan’s Defense Dialogue and Security Crisis Management
Jul 17, 2019
With relations normalizing between China and Japan, it is critical to focus on the two countries’ mutual defense and security concerns. There are several measures both countries can take — including reinstating regular security consultations, coordinating defense communication mechanisms, and cooperating on crisis management and prevention — in order to instate basic safeguards for the region.
Apr 30, 2019
China-US relations have deteriorated from “coopetition” into hostility. If China and the US can find a way back to a constructive path, they both stand to benefit from a “G2” world — and shortsighted attempts by America to maintain a “G1” world of US supremacy will only harm both countries’ global standing.