Wu Zurong, Research Fellow, China Foundation for Int'l Studies
May 12, 2022
Differences over the rules for world affairs will not be resolved easily and won’t be resolved in favor the U.S. Countries are interdependent, and a divided world serves no one’s best interests.
- U.S. and Australia Act Badly Over Solomon Islands: Lose PR Battle by Mimicking Chinese “Wolf Warrior” Diplomacy
Doug Bandow, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute
May 12, 2022
China’s overtures to Pacific Island states has been met with somewhat sharp rebuffs from U.S. and Australian officials - attacks that one might say mirror China’s oft-criticized foreign relations methods. The emphasis on military force in the Pacific underscores the importance of this part of the world to the future of the international order.
May 10, 2022
A "renewed cycle" of U.S.-China tensions ahead?
Sun Chenghao, Assistant Research Fellow, Center for International Security and Strategy, Tsinghua University
May 06, 2022
Economic globalization — with more participants — is in Europe’s interest. Following the lead of the United States and kicking Russia and its allies out of the international system will only cause global fragmentation.
Leonardo Dinic, Advisor to the CroAsia Institute
May 06, 2022
The ongoing Ukraine conflict may be the turning point that observers and politicos alike speak of to shift the focus of global leadership away from American hegemony, and towards a multipolar paradigm.
Jia Qingguo, Director and Professor, Institute for Global Cooperation and Understanding, Peking University
May 05, 2022
The demonization of China that began during the Trump presidency has persisted. Bilateral relations are morphing from a competition over interests to a struggle over values and identity. The near future looks bleak, but there’s hope further down the road.
Francesca Ghiretti, Leverhulme Doctoral Fellow, Centre for Grand Strategy, King's College London
May 03, 2022
The EU-China summit seemingly left both sides with a bad taste in their mouths, but it could be the start of a new relationship dynamic between the two powers.
Dan Steinbock, Founder, Difference Group
Apr 28, 2022
The Philippine 2022 presidential election is just days away. The highly popular president Duterte is likely to be succeeded by the “Bong Bong” Marcos and Sara Duterte, who will build on his legacies. The opposition’s proxy campaign has failed.
Lucio Blanco Pitlo III, Research Fellow, Asia-Pacific Pathways to Progress
Apr 22, 2022
Rodrigo Duterte led the Philippines in the last six years with his own brand of populist, oft-criticized leadership. While his successor may not inherit his bombastic attitude, they will have to take over relations with an ever-powerful China and a long festering maritime row.
Zhang Yun, Associate Professor, National Niigata University in Japan
Apr 20, 2022
The domestic and foreign policies of the United States will both return to the pragmatic tradition, partly because of the diverse nature of the country. At the same time, pragmatic diplomacy in a pluralistic world will improve international relations.