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
Patrick Mendis Associate-in-Research, Harvard University
Oct 12 , 2017
The North Korea Problem has become a point of dialogue between China and the United States with President Trump declaring that "it's not so easy." As China continues its economic development and global influence, the U.S. President Donald Trump has much to learn from China's experiences.
Sampson Oppedisano Executive Assistant to the Dean, The Milano School of International Affairs, Management and Urban Policy
Aug 28 , 2017
The North Korean conundrum continues to plague President Trump, resulting in mass frustration for his country, his administration, and his poll numbers. But there was a previous moment in American history when a U.S. President successfully crafted a path to peace with the rogue nation. Diplomacy could be the key for Trump to create not only a stable Asian-Pacific, but also a stable legacy.
Doug Bandow Senior Fellow, Cato Institute
Aug 22 , 2017
What China almost certainly desires is an independent but friendly buffer state. For that reason it resists U.S. demands to impose bone-crunching economic sanctions on the North. However, this stance reflects more than a desire to annoy America. Rather, Beijing sees it as a matter of national security.
Wang Fudong Assistant Research Fellow, Korea Peninsula Research Institute, China Institute of Contemporary International Relations
May 19 , 2017
The Moon government, with its sensible domestic and foreign policy approaches, is set to foster momentum and real opportunities to take the heat out of the tension in the region. The rest of the world should support and embrace such positive dynamics.
Yu Sui Professor, China Center for Contemporary World Studies
May 02 , 2017
Despite China’s best efforts as an intermediary, Pyongyang has obviously stood on the wrong side of history, against the will of the rest of the world by refusing peaceful engagement. But the six-party talks platform has not been built easily, and it remains the key to meaningful progress.
Fan Gaoyue Guest Professor at Sichuan University, Former Chief Specialist at PLA Academy of Military Science
Mar 15 , 2017
Physically, THAAD serves as an Iron Curtain to intercept incoming missiles from North Korea. Separate national security interests have supplanted Cold War ideology, but THAAD could influence competing alliances and block cooperation among the countries involved in the “Six Party Talks.”