Pang Zhongying Professor, Renmin University
Oct 19 , 2013
What role should China play in issues like the Syrian crisis? China’s role is to prevent the Syrian issue from becoming a deal between the US and Russia only, and to push for more international cooperation, writes Pang Zhongying.
Zhao Weibin Researcher, PLA Academy of Military Science
Oct 16 , 2013
Following United States military intervention in Afghanistan, Iraq and Libya, Zhao Weibin lays out four reasons why the Obama administration is unlikely to undertake military action in Syria against Bashar al-Assad.
Richard Weitz Senior Fellow, Hudson Institute
Oct 15 , 2013
Both the Chinese and U.S. governments welcomed last week’s decision of the Noble Prize Committee to award the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) its annual peace prize. However, while Beijing and Washington cooperate on most chemical weapons issues, they do differ on some.
Joel Wuthnow A China analyst at CNA
Oct 08 , 2013
As China has distanced itself from Syria in the last eighteen months. Joel Wuthnow believes that arguments that China is hedging its bets on Assad may be premature.