Joseph S. Nye Professor, Harvard University
Oct 15 , 2020
There is no single future until it happens, and any effort to envision geopolitics in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic must include a range of possible futures. I suggest five plausible futures in 2030, but obviously others can be imagined.
He Yafei Former Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs
Oct 08 , 2020
Painful lessons have been learned worldwide, and they should not be squandered. It’s time to rebuild a global health system that will work in the crises yet to come.
Kemel Toktomushev Research Fellow, University of Central Asia
Sep 16 , 2020
Even as the global pandemic continues to unfold, geopolitical maneuvering remains in play. The outbreak has exposed how struggles for power, respect, and control play out even in matters of public health as powerful nations aim to maximize their gains alongside a working treatment.
Ben Reynolds Writer and Foreign Policy Analyst in New York
Aug 26 , 2020
Private businesses are taking on massive amounts of debt, kicking the can down the road for an extreme depression later on. What both China and America need is a program of unprecedented public investment.
Giulio Pugliese King’s College London, War Studies
Aug 26 , 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has cemented the US-China “Cold War”, as evidenced by the US government communication efforts against China, with both domestic and international audiences in mind.
Dan Steinbock Founder, Difference Group
Aug 16 , 2020
According to a new report, US states are the most virus-affected relative to major economies. As COVID-19 has proceeded in two phases, containment failures in the West continue to fuel the pandemic and unleash economic damage.
Wu Zurong Research Fellow, China Foundation for Int'l Studies
Aug 15 , 2020
The respective responses of China and the United States to the outbreak produced widely different outcomes. The mode of attack is ultimately tied to the expectations of ordinary people about their systems of government.
Curtis S. Chin Former U.S. Ambassador to Asian Development Bank
Abhinav Seetharaman Princeton-in-Asia Business Fellow, Milken Institute in Singapore
Aug 03 , 2020
Tough economic times create difficult conditions to bring or adhere to strong ESG standards and commitments.But protecting the health and livelihoods of workers is all the more necessary with threats of recession looming.
Rene Zou China-focused policy analyst with a dual master’s from Sciences Po, Paris and Peking University
Jul 30 , 2020
The BRI will continue to be a feature of China’s post-pandemic foreign policy. The pandemic may even promote new avenues for investment.