Fan Gaoyue, Guest Professor at Sichuan University, Former Chief Specialist at PLA Academy of Military Science
Feb 22, 2024
NATO appears to be preparing to send troops to Ukraine, as the alliance believes it must defeat Russia at all costs. If it does intervene, it will create two major risks that could pull the world into an abyss: A conventional war could become a nuclear war, and a local war could become a world war.
Jin Liangxiang, Senior Research Fellow, Shanghai Institute of Int'l Studies
Feb 21, 2024
While its name symbolizes the unity of three religions, the Abraham Process is not peaceful by nature. The United States should be aware that no successful process can emerge without a resolution of Palestine question, which is at the core of the regional agenda.
Sebastian Contin Trillo-Figueroa, Geopolitics Analyst in EU-Asia Relations, AsiaGlobal Fellow at The University of Hong Kong
Feb 21, 2024
The ongoing war in Ukraine stands as the paramount geopolitical clash of the 21st century, heralding a definitive return to realpolitik in global governance.
Xiao Bin, Deputy Secretary-general, Center for Shanghai Cooperation Organization Studies, Chinese Association of Social Sciences
Feb 20, 2024
Judging from the current international mood, neither an armistice nor peace talks will likely come about this year, and the war will continue to drag on between Russia and Ukraine. At some point, it will become politically untenable in the West and financially unsustainable in Russia.
Jade Wong, Senior Fellow, Gordon & Leon Institute
Feb 05, 2024
Much can be gleaned from the text of the 10-year agreement, which was signed on Jan. 12 by British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy during Sunak’s visit to Kyiv.
He Wenping, Research Fellow, West Asia and Africa Studies Institute of the China Academy of Social Sciences
Jan 31, 2024
Direct military engagement by the United States and UK against Houthi forces in Yemen is not helping to resolve the crisis. It only encourages the Houthis to dig in deeper in support of the Palestinians against Israel. Resolution of the conflict in Gaza will have a positive effect on the Houthis.
James H. Nolt, Adjunct Professor at New York University
Jan 29, 2024
Despite political warnings of Chinese power projection, China faces irrefutable geographical constraints on its naval power capabilities.
Nong Hong, Senior Fellow, National Institute for the South China Sea Studies
Jan 22, 2024
In 2024 and beyond, the two nations must strive to understand the other’s mindset. Concerted efforts will be needed to mitigate risks and enhance stability. Both should refrain from taking unilateral actions against the other worldwide based on perceptions of maritime security.
Hu Shisheng, Director of Institute of South Asian Studies, China Institutes of Contemporary International Relations.
Jan 22, 2024
India wants to reduce China’s footprint in its industrial chains. China must deal with this by strengthening its own industrial and innovation chains. It must also improve its policy on industrial chain transfers. It should avoid contributing to India’s development at the cost of its own.
Oriana Skylar Mastro, Center Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and Assistant Professor of Political Science
Wu Xinbo, Director of the Center for American Studies, Fudan University
Jan 09, 2024
The 10th Beijing Xiangshan Forum covered all aspects of the Global Security Initiative, with official representatives and scholars from China and foreign countr