Associate Professor, the Law School of Beihang University
May 28 , 2019
The China-US trade war has turned into a “tech war,” with the US aiming to block Huawei from building global 5G networks. Proposals from the recent Prague conference reflect US efforts to reassert its tech dominance by getting allies to follow its lead. But with Trump’s “America First” attitude undermining the moral basis of American leadership, and US innovation lagging, protectionist bullying will not provide a firm foundation for hegemony.
Apr 24 , 2019
Driven by anxiety over the success of China’s growth model, the US under Trump has sought to apply “maximum pressure” through its trade war. However, an eventual bargain will serve to cement China’s leadership role not only in economics, but also global governance.
Apr 03 , 2019
Trump’s national emergency declaration is an attempt to break what Francis Fukuyama calls a “vetocracy”: a degraded democracy where elites have lost all consensus. This clash exposes the rift between Republican believers in American nationalism and Democratic supporters of universal human rights — but it will do nothing to solve underlying issues brought by inequitable globalization.
Jan 29 , 2019
How can the UK resolve the Brexit debacle?
Dec 20 , 2018
In detaining Meng Wanzhou, the US and Canada are playing with fire.
Oct 09 , 2018
China stands for multilateralism, and against Trumpism.
Aug 31 , 2018
The American people don’t care about Taiwan, so Taiwan should forget about the US having its back and show respect to Beijing before China teaches it a harsh lesson.
Jun 20 , 2018
Unlike the US and Imperial Japan, China supports harmony for all.
Oct 09 , 2017
With the recent shooting in Las Vegas, the debate over gun ownership and gun control in the US has been reactivated, but people are no longer hopeful that any change can come from it. Why?