Wu Zhenglong Senior Research Fellow, China Foundation for Int'l Studies
Oct 06 , 2012
Despite the US’ claims to impartiality in the territorial disputes in the South and East China Seas, it has made its preference very clear - entirely at the expense of China. US involvement in the region stands at the crossroads, with the current US course destined to only bring increased tension.
Shi Yinhong Professor, Renmin University
Oct 05 , 2012
Shi Yinhong considers the role that China should play as a global strategic power and considers the implications of China’s future development for China-US relations.
Paul Smith Professor, US Naval War College
Oct 04 , 2012
The Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands have once again become a source of regional tension, with worrying signs that the status quo is no longer tenable. Before the US becomes more involved in the dispute however, it is important that Americans understand their own tangled history with these small islands.
Qi Chu Research Fellow, China Institute of Int'l Studies
Sep 29 , 2012
China has made a strong claim for the sovereignty of Diaoyu Islands, whereas Japan says the islands belong to it. To whom do the islands belong? Let's evalu
John Henzel Commentary Editor, WSOU 89.5
Sep 28 , 2012
Escalating tensions in the maritime dispute between China and Japan force an unwanted dilemma on Washington, and exasperated objections to squabbling over a fe
Zhao Xiaozhuo Deputy director, PLA Academy of Military Science
Sep 27 , 2012
The US views China as a key to developing a peaceful, prosperous, and secure Asia-Pacific in the 21st century, therefore, building a healthy, stable, reliable, and continuous military-to-military relationship with China is of great significance.
Stephen Walt Professor, Harvard University
Sep 26 , 2012
A week after Japan’s purchase of disputed islands in the East China Sea from a private owner, Stephen Walt explored the nationalist tensions behind the purchase and how China could defuse the dispute by simply purchasing the islands as a matter of business.
Jonathan Chanis Managing Member, New Tide Asset Management
Sep 24 , 2012
When reading about China – U.S. relations or talking with Chinese interlocutors, the common refrain is that China and the U.S. can resolve their differences and overcome the trust deficit. Unfortunately, this is counterproductive because it undermines efforts to find near-term solutions to urgent problems.
Dan Steinbock Founder, Difference Group
Sep 20 , 2012
As the House Intelligence Committee continues its investigation into China-based telecom companies over alleged security threats; Dr. Dan Steinbock examines the barriers companies like Huawei face when entering US markets.
Su Xiaohui Deputy Director of Int'l & Strategic Studies, CIIS
Sep 17 , 2012
US should clarify its policy intention over the Diaoyu Islands and it is unwise for Japan to continue to partially interpret the US policy and over-rely on the US support for occupying the territory which it has no rights to claim.