He Wenping Senior Fellow, Charhar Institute
Jul 21 , 2020
Attacks on nuclear-related sites in Iran set back the country’s ability to refine uranium by at least one or two years. Retaliation against Israel can be expected, maybe even war. But in an election year, the U.S. will probably keep its distance.
Wu Shicun President, China Institute of South China Sea Studies
Jul 20 , 2020
The influence of the United States can be seen in virtually every move of countries in the region that have a stake. China needs to promote its role as an anchor of peace and stability.
Hui Xiao A retired economist in Hong Kong
Jul 14 , 2020
The National Security Law for the special administrative region is a necessary prerequisite to the restoration of prosperity. Unfortunately, some businesses may be reluctant to show their support because they fear retribution.
He Weiwen Senior Fellow, Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies
Jul 13 , 2020
The devil is in the details, and there are plenty of details suggesting that the United States will not be successful in punishing China for its new national security law as applied to Hong Kong. American businesses are likely to be hurt most.
Zhang Tuosheng Chairman of Academic Committee and Director of Foreign Policy Center, CFISS
Jul 09 , 2020
The region is at a critical crossroads. At stake is whether it will see more peaceful development or move toward a new cold war. Strengthened cooperation is the best choice to overcome difficulties.
Hu Shisheng Director, Institute of South and Southeast Asian and Oceanian Studies
Jul 09 , 2020
China and India have found themselves in one of the worst border clashes since 1962. The two neighbors ought to take serious steps to fundamentally change the relationship to ensure that border clashes do not happen again.
Doug Bandow Senior Fellow, Cato Institute
Jul 06 , 2020
Against the backdrop of a trade war and a global pandemic, the U.S. and China cannot afford war. It is in the best interest of both nations, and America’s allies, for the two to meet to better understand each other’s interests and priorities.
Philip Cunningham Independent Scholar
Jul 02 , 2020
In 1962, American Ambassador John Kenneth Galbraith deftly diffused tensions between China and India to stop an escalating conflict. Sixty years later, diplomats would do well to heed his example in moderating Sino-Indian tensions.
Ted Galen Carpenter Senior Fellow, Cato Institute
Jul 02 , 2020
Washington’s plea for its allies to condemn China’s actions in Hong Kong largely fell on deaf ears. An embarrassed Trump administration is now taking an even tougher stance on Taiwan – a decision with potentially lethal consequences.
Elizabeth Drew Washington-based Journalist
Jun 13 , 2020
It has been a calamity for the United States that, when two national tragedies – the COVID-19 crisis and the country’s legacy of racism – collided this spring, the occupant of the White House was an unstable person, totally unfit to govern.