Senior Research Fellow, Shanghai Institute of Int'l Studies
Sep 25 , 2020
Two Arab states established relations with Israel in the name of peace, but the likely result will be more turmoil. Palestinians will feel ever more isolated, especially if the United States succeeds in getting more countries in the neighborhood to follow suit.
Aug 28 , 2020
World conditions are not conducive to another cold war, and there’s little reason to expect one. Maybe all the talk is just U.S. rhetoric to frighten others into joining an anti-China bloc.
Jun 12 , 2020
Immense economic and political support give the United States some clout when it comes to stopping deals with China. Such interference is irritating but ultimately ineffective.
Apr 27 , 2020
The United States has shown leadership in virtually every global crisis — that is, until Donald Trump came along. Now the U.S. president is singlehandedly destroying his country’s reputation.
Apr 07 , 2020
The novel coronavirus has spread to more than 200 countries and regions across the world, with more than 800,000 infections as of the end of March. It is a seri
Mar 18 , 2020
The end may now be in sight because of the country’s aggressive measures. Some of its practices can provide other countries with models that can be adapted to their own conditions.
Feb 19 , 2020
America’s emphasis on Western values could undermine Chinese confidence in its sincerity as negotiations proceed on various fronts. China may have good reason to feel threatened when it comes to political security.
Jan 17 , 2020
Hatred runs deep between the two countries. Thus, even if tensions recede, hostility is likely to remain, or even increase. In the end, it will benefit no one.
Jan 07 , 2020
Misunderstandings spread by poorly informed Western media, often using loaded language, cloud the truth. Academics need to seek primary sources.
Dec 04 , 2019
Trump has succeeded at browbeating in a few cases, but his tactics have resulted in a global consensus that resistance is anything but futile.