Richard Javad Heydarian, Professorial Chairholder in Geopolitics, Polytechnic University of the Philippines
Aug 10, 2022
South Korea has become a dynamic economic force in the 21st century - and as a neighbor of China that hosts multiple U.S. army bases, has grown increasingly important as a potential player in the Quad’s designs for a security encirclement of China.
Doug Bandow, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute
Jul 12, 2022
The U.S. and South Korea continue to look for ways to address the challenges with North Korea, while hoping for the involvement of China. Yet, China is unlikely to get involved unless its interests are also met in the process.
Wang Fudong, Assistant Research Fellow, China Institute of Contemporary International Relations
Jun 02, 2022
Heightened U.S. military deployments on the Korean Peninsula will only exacerbate the regional security dilemma that affects China, Russia and the DPRK. Meanwhile, exclusivity between the United States and ROK in some trade sectors will be hard to pull off.
An Gang, Adjunct Fellow, Center for International Security and Strategy, Tsinghua University
May 02, 2018
The road to peace will be long and arduous.
Paul Haenle, Director, Carnegie–Tsinghua Center
Apr 03, 2018
China appeared increasingly uncomfortable with the idea of South Korea and the United States in the lead and in control of the direction of diplomacy with North Korea. Now, Xi has had the opportunity to influence the terms of any future agreement.
Su Xiaohui, Deputy Director of Int'l & Strategic Studies, CIIS
Apr 03, 2018
The positive changes in the past few months have vindicated China’s ideas.
Dec 11, 2017
President Moon will be on first state visit to China to target peaceful solution as risk of war grows.
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.
Nov 23, 2017
Beijing has again urged Seoul to ensure that a US anti-missile system installed in southern South Korea not infringe on China’s security interests.
Oct 31, 2017
South Korea and China have agreed to work swiftly to get their relations back on track following a year-long standoff over the deployment of a controversial U.S