Senior Research Fellow at Institute of International and Strategic Studies and Professor at Peking University
Feb 01, 2023
Relations between China and the Philippines have a direct bearing on stability in the South China Sea and peace in the wider Asia-Pacific region. Like waves in the sea itself, the situation fluctuates. But sensible leaders and a clear outline for settling disputes can prevent a breakdown.
Oct 12, 2022
Three primary U.S. goals have their limitations. While it currently enjoys an internal bipartisan consensus on China, diplomatic and security problems, loopholes and contradictions exist for many countries in the region. The U.S. seeks to adjust the system to its advantage.
Dec 18, 2019
The US and its courts are extending a long arm of interference around the globe, heaping untold complexity on many Chinese companies.
Nov 27, 2019
The ASEAN Summit this year delivered an inclusive and progressive road map for further cooperation. Six macro-level upgrades were presented.
Nov 29, 2017
A reasonable progression could be from a “neighborhood community with a shared destiny” to “an Asia-Pacific community with a shared future”, to a “community with a shared future for mankind”.
Sep 14, 2016
China and the US should seize the development opportunity in the coming 25 years to expand and strengthen young people’s friendship circles in the Asia Pacific, thus enhancing mutual understanding among countries through exchanges in a multilateral framework.
Jun 27, 2016
Twenty-five years after the Cold War’s ending, China and the US can take the opportunity created by the EAS to reconcile their differences and seek cooperation. They can join ASEAN countries to promote positive interaction among all regional players in a wider range, on a deeper level and in a more sustainable manner to push the Asia-Pacific towards great harmony.
Sep 20, 2015
There is no lack of communication between Washington and Beijing on the South China Sea issue, which will likely be on the agenda of the Xi-Obama meeting in September. If China’s “dual-track” approach to the issue can be wed to the new model of major-country relationship between China and the United States, they can reach some accommodation and reduce the chance of a showdown.
May 20, 2015
Since the end of last year, the chess game over the South China Sea has grown bigger, with more outside players, bringing the situation to a new stage on the eve of the Strategic and Economic Dialogue.
Mar 24, 2015
Economic and security structures in the Asia-Pacific region have shown a trend of changes towards the “dual-track structure” between U.S.-led allies and Chinese-led allies. It is imperative for China and the U.S. to optimize strengthen their complementary features, rather than maintain a bipolar and competitive nature, so as to ensure development and security in the Asia-Pacific region. Zhai Kun provides four suggestions to achieve this.