Yang Yi, Former Director, University of National Defense
May 06, 2012
The recent crisis around Huangyan island, where ships from China and the Philippines are in a stalemate against each other, is only one of the challenges the Philippines raised against China over the territorial dispute in the South China Sea.
Wu Shicun, President, China Institute of South China Sea Studies
May 05, 2012
Starting on April 10th, China and the Philippines became embroiled in a standoff in disputed waters in the South China Sea. The standoff occurred when eight Chinese fishing boats, while taking refuge in a lagoon near Huangyan Island due to harsh weather, were harassed by the Philippine largest warship Gregorio del Pilar.
May 02, 2012
This month’s maritime standoff between China and the Philippines in the South China Sea isn’t the first time the region’s navies have gone toe-to-toe. But wh
Minxin Pei, Tom and Margot Pritzker ’72 Professor of Government , Claremont McKenna College
May 02, 2012
Rising tensions over maritime territorial disputes in the South China Sea are making this area one of the more dangerous geopolitical flashpoints in Asia. The
Shen Dingli, Professor, Institute of International Studies, Fudan University
May 01, 2012
On April 14 Iran returned to the negotiating table to address its nuclear issue with the members of the Six Nations talks. Since revealing its clandestine nuc
Stapleton Roy, Director, Kissinger Institute
Apr 26, 2012
In an exclusive interview, Ambassador J. Stapleton Roy speaks about China’s increasing influence in international institutions and the idea of international structural change. Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, the US is generally perceived as the sole super power nation. This notion has changed as the rise of many developing countries start to participate more actively in international affairs. He envisions China’s role in selecting heads of IMF and the World Bank will increase.
James Holmes, Professor, US Naval War College
Apr 13, 2012
The Washington-based Brookings Institution recently warned that America and China have come to view their relationship in adversarial, “zero-sum” terms. If so
Wu Chunsi, Senior Fellow and Director, Institute for International Strategic Studies at SIIS
Mar 31, 2012
The Nuclear Security Summit (NSS) in Seoul seemed an event that sideline meetings got more spotlights than the supposed main theme – nuclear security. In the
Fan Jishe, Professor, the Central Party School of Communist Party of China
Mar 29, 2012
The Nuclear Security Summit is moving torwards the right direction to strengthen nuclear security, to reduce the threat of nuclear terrorism, but it is only one step in a long march. As what the Seoul Nuclear Security Summit indicates, to build a world free of nuclear threat, it is time to turn promise to action, hope to reality.
Mar 29, 2012
Each year when China’s top legislature and advisory body meet in their annual sessions in Beijing, China’s military spending will never be missed by the Weste