Guo Chunmei, Associate Researcher, Institute of Southeast Asian and Oceanian Studies, CICIR
May 28, 2021
Counting on the United States to contain China has come at a heavy price. Worse, Australia’s strategic value as a middle power will be eroded dramatically if it continues to bash China in an era of uncertainty in which one can hear faint echoes of the drums of war.
Su Jingxiang, Fellow, China Institutes for Contemporary International Relations
Apr 28, 2021
Japan seems developed and orderly, but that’s only its outward appearance. In truth, it is a vassal of the United States, which has adopted chaos as standard diplomatic theory. Now Japan wants to discharge radioactive water from the Fukushima nuclear accident into the sea. Who will say no?
Steven Vogel, Professor, University of California, Berkeley
Apr 23, 2021
On behalf of my family, I would like to thank the Chinese People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries and the Institute for Global Cooperation an
Jin Liangxiang, Senior Research Fellow, Shanghai Institute of Int'l Studies
Mar 30, 2021
The new U.S. president will want to invest hard strategic resources in the Asia-Pacific region, which will require the use of diplomatic and economic measures to maintain its strategic presence in the Middle East. The arrangement looks reasonable, but it is doomed to fail.
Liu Junhong, Researcher, Chinese Institute of Contemporary Int'l Relations
Nov 23, 2020
The agreement marks the emergence of constructive rules for the entire East Asia region. The parties no longer look to the Trans-Pacific Partnership, with its burdensome provisions, as a model template.
Chen Jimin, Guest Researcher, Center for Peace and Development Studies, China Association for International Friendly Contact
Nov 03, 2020
It’s true that the U.S. Indo-Pacific Strategy has brought certain pressures and challenges to China, but these are manageable, given the thinning resources of the United States and the ability of Chinese diplomacy to adapt.
Luo Xi, Research Fellow, Academic of Military Science of China
Oct 27, 2020
Emerging technologies are bringing advanced capabilities to more countries and adding new ambiguities, which only increase risk. Failing to strengthen controls now will lead to a new arms race.
Richard Javad Heydarian, Professorial Chairholder in Geopolitics, Polytechnic University of the Philippines
Aug 16, 2020
Since the 1970s, the US has tread a fine line of pursuing neutrality on claims to the South China Sea. The Trump administration, however, looks set to upend that policy.
Lye Liang Fook, Senior Fellow, Regional Strategic and Political Studies, ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute
Dec 17, 2019
The role of small countries, whether in terms of moral influence, upholding free and open trade or promoting regional peace and stability, should not be underestimated.
Zhang Monan, Deputy Director of Institute of American and European Studies, CCIEE
Nov 20, 2019
As the WTO-led multilateral trading system has weakened, free trade areas are driving the process of laying down international rules.