Da Wei, Director of the Center for International Strategy and Security and Professor at Tsinghua University
Jun 16, 2022
Up till now, the fighting has been going on for over 100 days, with the two warring sides still in an offensive and defensive stalemate. Questions about this ongoing crisis can be listed in a long line, most of which no one can answer at this time. Yet among all the uncertainties, one thing is certain: what the Russian troops crossed on February 24 was not simply the land border between Russia and Ukraine, but rather more symbolically, the River Rubicon of the post-cold war international order.
Wu Zurong, Research Fellow, China Foundation for Int'l Studies
May 12, 2022
Differences over the rules for world affairs will not be resolved easily and won’t be resolved in favor the U.S. Countries are interdependent, and a divided world serves no one’s best interests.
Dong Chunling, Assistant Research Fellow, CICIR
May 10, 2022
The concept, introduced by President Xi Jinping, can inform China-U.S. cooperation. The two countries need to seek their common security — and that of the world — by evolving and developing together.
Zhou Xiaoming, Former Deputy Permanent Representative of China’s Mission to the UN Office in Geneva
May 04, 2022
U.S. President Joe Biden often talks about leading the world. But if sanctions are what he meant, and if abusing the national security exception against WTO members is the means, the global economic system would be better off without America.
Zhang Yun, Associate Professor, National Niigata University in Japan
Apr 20, 2022
The domestic and foreign policies of the United States will both return to the pragmatic tradition, partly because of the diverse nature of the country. At the same time, pragmatic diplomacy in a pluralistic world will improve international relations.
Lawrence Lau, Ralph and Claire Landau Professor of Economics, CUHK
Feb 24, 2022
Unlike Britain and the United States, China actually walks the walk of human rights. It doesn’t merely talk the talk. What the Chinese mainland has taught us is that the zero-COVID policy is the most effective solution for avoiding deaths.
Jean Chretien, Former Prime Minister of Canada
Feb 22, 2022
This extremely difficult period could have included a terrible recession. Instead, we have seen growth around the world. Wealth is being created on a daily basis. What we need is better distribution wealth so that people have happier lives.
Goh Chok Tong, Emeritus Senior Minister and Former Prime Minister of Singapore
Feb 22, 2022
The main deficit on the geopolitical ledger is mutual strategic distrust. If this cannot be overcome, the world will be condemned — like Sisyphus in Greek mythology — to roll the boulder of a contentious U.S.-China relationship uphill for eternity.
Mary Robinson, Chair of The Elders, Former President of Ireland
Feb 22, 2022
There are and will continue to be differences between China and the United States. This is typical of humans, as any family knows. But the world needs China and the United States to be working together, marshaling and complementing their respective strengths.
Mikaila Smith, J.D. Candidate at the University of Chicago Law School
Feb 12, 2022
Localized conflicts in today’s globalized society have produced much debate over the welfare of refugees fleeing problems at home, and China seems ready to step in to take leadership in the international refugee space despite its own spotty record on refugees within its borders.