Nathan Beauchamp-Mustafaga Researcher, IISS
May 21 , 2013
While tensions on the Korean Peninsula have slowly began to dissipate, Nathan Beuchamp-Mustafaga delves into the complex issue of how China uses North Korea as leverage in the U.S.-China relationship and provides policy responses for the United States.
He Yafei Former Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs
May 20 , 2013
This is a crucial moment for Sino-U.S. relations, as heated debates about the future of this relationship rage in both countries -- debates characterized by downright pessimism, with only a sliver of optimism.
Wu Zurong Research Fellow, China Foundation for Int'l Studies
May 20 , 2013
The combination of the U.S. pivot to Asia and the reemergence of nationalism in Japan has created tension in the Asia-Pacific region. As China continues to feel threatened by the close relations between the U.S. and Japan, Wu Zurong points out that irritants to Sino-U.S. relations will hurt the Asia-Pacific as a whole.
Dan Steinbock Founder, Difference Group
May 17 , 2013
The victory of Nawaz Sharif and the Pakistan Muslim League (PML) – Pakistan is likely to be more focused on economic development in the future, thanks to the transformative campaign of Imran Khan and his Tehrik-e-Insat (PTI) party. That, in turn, has substantial implications over U.S. and Chinese interests in South Asia.
Liu Jiangyong Vice Director, Tsinghua University
May 15 , 2013
From nationalizing disputed territory to visiting controversial war shrines and justifying the egregious treatment of women in wartime, aggressive actions and over-the-top statements by Japanese politicians will only exacerbate future problems between China and Japan.
Wu Sike Member on Foreign Affairs Committee, CPPCC
May 14 , 2013
The close timing of visits to China by Israeli and Palestinian leaders renewed hope for peace in the Middle East. While the US has played the dominant role in past negotiations, Wu Sike argues the international community can benefit from cooperation on the issue by China and the US.
Li Shaoxian VP, China Institute of Contemporary Int'l Relations
May 10 , 2013
The timing of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s visits to China is of great significance, sparking the interest of the international community, especially as hopes to renew the Middle East peace process emerge. As Li Shaoxian explains, success can only come through the cooperation of China and the US.
Fu Mengzi VP, China Institutes of Contemporary Int'l Relations
May 08 , 2013
In a speech delivered at the Tokyo Institute of Technology on April 15th, US Secretary of State John Kerry spoke of America’s “Pacific Dream”. However, a looming question remained. What does the “Pacific Dream” of the US mean for Xi Jinping's China dream?
Ruan Zongze VP, China Institute of Int'l Studies
May 07 , 2013
ASEAN must stop its members from fanning trouble to ensure ties between China and Southeast Asian countries prosper.
Wang Yusheng Executive Director, China Foundation for Int'l Studies
May 06 , 2013
The dawn of the global financial crisis has reshaped the global landscape. Now, the United States faces a strategic decision to either embrace peace and development or continue to seek hegemonic superiority. As Wang Yusheng points out, embracing this new opportunity is key for stability in the international community.