Zhao Xiaozhuo Deputy director, PLA Academy of Military Science
Aug 20, 2012
Conflicting signals sent by the US regarding the South China Sea territorial disputes have served to heighten distrust between the US and China ahead of Defense Secretary Panetta’s upcoming visit to China. Although unlikely to produce concrete results, these high level visits serve to clarify intentions and alleviate strategic distrust between China and the US.
Shen Dingli Professor, Institute of International Studies, Fudan University
Aug 17, 2012
With major leadership transitions in the US and China this year, it is easy to become disheartened at the current state of the China-US relationship. However, despite some obvious disagreements, the relationship continues to strengthen and mature
Richard Weitz Senior Fellow, Hudson Institute
Aug 13, 2012
China’s involvement in South America has increased rapidly in the past decade, with the PRC playing a substantial role in shaping South America’s socioeconomic development.
Edward Djerejian Former US Ambassador to Syria and Iran
Aug 09, 2012
Speaker: Ambassador Edward Djerejian, former United States Ambassador to Syria and Iran and Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs Date: July 2
Wu Sike Member on Foreign Affairs Committee, CPPCC
Aug 09, 2012
On August 2, Annan said he would not renew his mandate after it expires on August 31. While paying homage to this U.N.-Arab League Joint Special Envoy for Syria, the international community expressed regret over his decision.
Yuan Peng Vice President, Chinese Institute of Contemporary International Relations
Aug 08, 2012
Despite a chaotic and often pessimistic international and peripheral strategic environment for China, there are still potential positive opportunities available. China must refrain from rash, ill-advised reactions to a rapidly changing world and focus on a thoughtful international policy both near and abroad.
He Wenping Senior Fellow, Charhar Institute
Aug 06, 2012
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is now paying her 11-day visit to sub-Saharan Africa including Senegal, South Sudan, Uganda, Kenya, Malawi and South Afric
Wang Wenfeng Professor, China Institutes of Contemporary International Relations
Aug 05, 2012
Since the beginning of the formal Sino-US relationship, China has always followed the US presidential elections with a degree of trepidation and a clearly preferred candidate. In this election however, both candidates seem set to follow similar policies leaving China with little discernable difference between the two.
Aug 05, 2012
China-US bilateral relations are still fragile and not so stable because of strategic suspicion of each other, a mentality that has never died out and tends to grow even stronger with China’s rise.
David Shambaugh Gaston Sigur Professor of Asian Studies, Political Science & International Affairs, George Washington University
Aug 03, 2012
As the U.S. presidential election swings into its final three months, the Republican challenger Mitt Romney is beginning to define his foreign policy beliefs. U