Research Professor, Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences
Nov 20 , 2020
Reaching out to improve the lives of minority groups has proved effective in China’s fight against terrorism. That might be a good place to start for France, which continues to suffer at the hands of vengeful radicals.
Oct 08 , 2020
Americans can attempt to shift blame for their troubles onto China, but that won’t solve any of the real problems they face. China’s successes cannot be erased by political rhetoric. Attempting to do so will only bring more trouble.
Aug 28 , 2020
A host of reasons suggest that there will be no turn for the better in China-U.S. relations, regardless who wins the White House in November. If China’s restraint is perceived as a sign of weakness, the U.S. might adopt risker policies that will force Beijing into a head-on collision.
Nov 15 , 2019
Since 9/11, domestic terrorism has been on the rise, supplemented by racial hatred and anti-Semitism. The Trump administration is heading in the wrong direction.
Jan 25 , 2018
Cooperation needs to be based on common goals and interests, as well as mutual respect and understanding, rather than rude accusation and coercive pressure.
Aug 29 , 2017
Threatening China in the Doklam region can only end badly for India. The Himalayas are big enough to accommodate both great powers.
May 19 , 2017
Even after the city’s anticipated retaking, jihadist ideas advocated by ISIS carry certain ideological appeal, which will not go away because of the group’s military defeat in the region or the deaths of its leaders. The chaotic environments of Iraq and Syria offer a rich seedbed for continued instability, recruiting and violence.
Apr 19 , 2017
China and the US have different positions on the Syria situation, but they share many common interests too, including restoring peace and stability in the region, cracking down on extremists and rebuilding regional order and the balance of power in the Middle East. The countries differ over how to achieve these goals.
Mar 09 , 2017
America’s biggest enemy today is neither China nor Russia, but its own identity crisis. Resorting to out-of-date thinking to seek a new “balancing” strategy of realigned alliances makes no sense in today’s economically interdependent world. Turning potential friends into foes, on the other hand, could lead the country in a terrible direction.
Feb 27 , 2017
Whether or not President Trump and his team are biased against China, as long as the fight against international terrorism remains one of the US government’s priorities, China’s cooperation and potential value in this area will be too significant to ignore.