Li Zheng, Assistant Research Processor, China Institutes of Contemporary International Relations
Sep 06, 2021
The U.S. intelligence community’s effort will not help prevent a future pandemic. Many countries will be deeply skeptical of America’s intentions and will be wary that it’s only looking for an excuse to steal biological information.
Peng Nian, Assistant Fellow, National Institute for South China Sea Studies
Chow-Bing Ngeow, Director of the Institute of China Studies, University of Malaya, Malaysia
Putri Rakhmadhani Nur Rimbawati, Former Researcher of the ASEAN Studies Center, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia
Aug 23, 2021
Scholars from China and around Southeast Asia respond to questions about how the region views the second push by the United States to identify the origins of the coronavirus.
Wu Zhenglong, Senior Research Fellow, China Foundation for Int'l Studies
Aug 12, 2021
For the United States, the Nord Stream 2 gas project is a reminder of its waning global hegemony. Its ability to control its allies has declined. Bilateral relations have deteriorated. Attempts to block construction have failed. America has become a shadow of its former self.
An Gang, Research Fellow, Center for International Strategy and Security, Tsinghua University
Jul 21, 2021
China has had major success in dealing with the COVID-19 crisis, which the U.S. and other Western countries are reluctant to admit. It must now remain levelheaded and modest, sustain its victory and keep the elbow room it has obtained in diplomacy and public opinion.
Jul 15, 2021
Concerns were raised that competition between China and the U.S. will jeopardize climate cooperation.
Philip Cunningham, Independent Scholar
Jun 30, 2021
Dr. Anthony Fauci continues to diplomatically lead America through the Covid-19 pandemic, despite calls for his resignation and the defamation of his name.
He Yafei, Former Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs
Jun 30, 2021
Cooperation on this important issue will pave the way for joint efforts to overcome other global challenges. The wholehearted cooperation of China and the United States is essential for the success of any effort to solve global challenges. It is time for concerted action, not squabbling.
Bill Emmott, Former editor-in-chief of The Economist
Jun 21, 2021
When will the world have vaccinated 80% of all adults, the level presumed by scientists to produce herd immunity against COVID-19? Most people’s answer is 2023 or 2024, which suggests deep pessimism about the progress of vaccinations outside the rich world. That is also why pledges at the recent G7 summit to donate one billion doses to poor countries during this year and in 2022 look to some like generous game-changers.
Joseph S. Nye, Professor, Harvard University
Jun 10, 2021
A century ago, an influenza pandemic killed more people than died in World War I. Today, the COVID-19 pandemic has killed more Americans than died in all US wars since 1945. A big difference, however, is that science did not have a vaccine for the influenza virus back then, but now several companies and countries have created vaccines for COVID-19.
Ben Reynolds, Writer and Foreign Policy Analyst in New York
Jun 10, 2021
India’s COVID crisis is a perfect case study in unlearned lessons, poor preparedness, and the continuing threat of the virus even as richer countries climb their way back to full function.