Dec 18 , 2017
China-US Focus contributor Franz-Stefan Gady posed the following question in his recent article: "Will North Korea's Recent Missile Test Increase Chance of Talks?" It appears that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson thought so.
Yue Li Senior Fellow, Pangoal Institution
Dec 14 , 2017
It’s commonly acknowledged that North Korea won’t give up its nuclear weapon program anytime soon, so there’s no use being unhappy about it. It is also unhelpful to regret past opportunities to stop the program
Fan Gaoyue Guest Professor at Sichuan University, Former Chief Specialist at PLA Academy of Military Science
Dec 07 , 2017
If the US and South Korea agree to dual suspension, North Korea should agree to a timetable for its denuclearization – or be denuclearized by force.
Richard Javad Heydarian author of "Asia's New Battlefield: US, China, and the Struggle for Western Pacific"
Dec 05 , 2017
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) wrapped up the 50th anniversary of its founding by finalizing a series of landmark agreements. Among them was the much-anticipated framework of a Code of Conduct (COC) in the South China Sea, which has been more than two decades in the making. Yet, upon closer examination, the diplomatic jubilation over the trajectory of COC negotiations rings hollow.
Dec 04 , 2017
In the early hours of Wednesday morning, Pyongyang's most capable missile to date made its maiden flight. Christened the Hwasong-15, nuclear experts have gone s
Franz-Stefan Gady Associate Editor, Diplomat
Dec 04 , 2017
Pyongyang may have just tried to publicly signal the U.S. its willingness to give diplomacy another try.
Sun Ru Research Professor & Deputy Director, CICIR
Dec 01 , 2017
China and the U.S. have cooperated well on the North Korean nuclear issue. But recent U.S. actions puts this cooperation at risk.
Xianbo Wu MA Candidate, New York University
Nov 29 , 2017
China and South Korea agreed to normalize bilateral relations at the end of last month, officially ending the THAAD dispute. While Beijing’s economic coercion based on nationalism in the THAAD standoff seems worrying from the standpoint of a foreign observer, this is an isolated event and is unlikely to be repeated often.
Shaun Tan Writer based in Hong Kong
Nov 22 , 2017
The objections to THAAD are misguided. The more antiballistic missile systems the world has, the safer it will be.
Zhu Songling Professor, Beijing Union University
Nov 07 , 2017
The Taiwan Travel Act will harm both China’s relations with the US and with Taiwan. It may also forfeit the possibility of peaceful reunification.