Senior Research Fellow at Institute of International and Strategic Studies and Professor at Peking University
Nov 12, 2014
China’s “One Belt, One Road” strategy is Xi’s new scheme to effectively interconnect the trade routes between China and the rest of the world. The United States need not consider it a hegemonic challenge, but rather work to collaborate in the region’s common development.
Sep 01, 2014
On the chessboard of the South China Sea, spectators have turned into players and the game is expanding, writes Zhai Kun.
Aug 11, 2014
Regional tensions in Asia have precipitously increased as disputes in the South China Sea continue to grow. While Zhai Kun notes that the current escalation is controllable, future conflicts cannot be ruled out.
Jul 11, 2014
Through an historical review of China’s various concepts of security, Zhai Kun formulates what should be the next version of China’s concept of security and delineates three key aspects of the new concept.
Mar 25, 2014
In order to fully understand the future direction of China’s foreign policy, Zhai Kun analyzes six new concepts put forth by President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang, commonly known as the “Xi Jinping Doctrine.”
Feb 19, 2014
Following the first year of the new Chinese leadership’s time in power, Zhai Kun examines why tensions in the Asia-Pacific continue to increase and what can be done to promote regional stability and development without endangering the current US-China relationship.
Jan 21, 2014
Xi-Li diplomacy worked well in 2013, writes Zhai Kun. A successful 2014 will rely more on the coordination of its twin engines of development and security promotion.
Oct 23, 2013
In the wake of President Xi and Premier Li’s visits to Southeast Asia, China not only underscored its diplomatic commitment to the region but also elevated its partnerships with neighboring countries to more strategic ones. Zhai Kun examines in which ways the new Chinese leadership “upgraded” the China-ASEAN relations.