Darcie Draudt, non-resident James A. Kelly Korean Studies fellow, Pacific Forum CSIS
May 02, 2018
If we’re optimistic about the outcomes from last week’s monumental inter-Korean summit, the positive overtures North Korean leader Kim Jong-un seems to be making bode well for the Korean Peninsula. In anticipation of the upcoming Trump-Kim summit, American negotiators should note that being a bit more cautious with expectations and drawing lessons from past Korean negotiating behavior could lead to lasting change on the peninsula.
Li Zheng, Assistant Research Processor, China Institutes of Contemporary International Relations
Jia Chunyang, Assistant Research Fellow, CICIR
Li Yan, Deputy Director of Institute of American Studies, CICIR
Feb 13, 2018
The Trump administration’s aggressive nuclear posture will deal a blow to nuclear non-proliferation.
He Wenping, Senior Fellow, Charhar Institute
Jan 25, 2018
Irresponsible unilateral scrapping of the agreement will turn years of international cooperation into dust and ashes.
Yue Li, Senior Fellow, Pangoal Institution
Dec 14, 2017
It’s commonly acknowledged that North Korea won’t give up its nuclear weapon program anytime soon, so there’s no use being unhappy about it. It is also unhelpful to regret past opportunities to stop the program
Sun Ru, Research Professor & Deputy Director, CICIR
Dec 01, 2017
China and the U.S. have cooperated well on the North Korean nuclear issue. But recent U.S. actions puts this cooperation at risk.
Samuel S. Kim, Senior Research Scholar, Columbia University
Sep 01, 2017
To follow a common security approach that recognizes the interrelations and interdependencies between countries, Washington must step back and reassess the moral and practical implications of its foreign-policy commandment “Do as I say, Not as I do” when it comes to nuclear weapons.
Cui Lei, Research Fellow, China Institute of International Studies
Jul 18, 2017
Changing the goal from denuclearization to resuming talks is something worth trying, since other options are becoming dead ends or getting increasingly risky.
Ma Xiaolin, Professor, School of Arabic Studies, Beijing Foreign Studies University
Jul 14, 2017
The proposal from Beijing and Moscow could push the Korea nuclear crisis out of its dead-end. Yet there is a very long way to go for that to happen, considering the deep-rooted mutual prejudices, suspicions and the extreme lack of strategic trust.
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.
Fu Ying, Chair, Center for International Security and Strategy, Tsinghua University
May 02, 2017
The Korean nuclear issue is the most complicated and uncertain factor for Northeast Asian security. It has now become the focus of attention in the Asia Pacific and even the world at large. Now, as the issue continues to heat up, one frequently raised question is: Why can’t China take greater responsibility and make North Korea stop its nuclear weapons program?