Patrick Mendis Visiting Professor of Global Affairs, National Chengchi University
Dominique Reichenbach an American David Boren scholar
May 08 , 2020
China has used the Covid-19 pandemic as an opportunity to invest in and bolster diplomatic relations with a number of countries. The American counter strategy pales in comparison, opening the door for a more powerful China in the post-Covid world order.
Fan Gaoyue Guest Professor at Sichuan University, Former Chief Specialist at PLA Academy of Military Science
Jan 14 , 2020
The United States has weakened it reputation around the world through the capricious actions of the Trump administration. As a result, even its friends are unlikely to play along.
Yang Wenjing Chief of US Foreign Policy, Institute of Contemporary International Relations
Nov 20 , 2019
The strategic rivalry between China and the United States is growing. To avoid conflict, the two sides need set up a model of regional coexistence.
Zhao Weibin Researcher, PLA Academy of Military Science
Sep 17 , 2019
Labeling China as a strategic rival, the Trump administration is working to build a four-layer network of allies and partners to encircle China. It will likely lead to an Asian version of NATO.
Luo Liang Assistant Research Fellow, National Institute for South China Sea Studies
Aug 26 , 2019
From trade tension between South Korea and Japan to China’s positive outlook, the topics discussed at the most recent ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting spanned a variety of affairs. With the growing importance of the ASEAN region in global politics, it is important to analyze and understand the group’s discussions.
Jul 30 , 2019
North Korea, South China Sea and trade fights are all on U.S. secretary of state’s agenda.
Lucio Blanco Pitlo III Research Fellow, Asia-Pacific Pathways to Progress
Jul 15 , 2019
ASEAN realizes that geopolitical and geostrategic shifts taking place in the region will usher in both rewards and risks. But while being opportunistic, ASEAN knows the stakes are high should unbridled rivalry play out.
Richard Javad Heydarian Philippine-based academic
Jun 21 , 2019
The behavior of both US and Chinese officials at this year’s Shangri-La Dialogue signaled the end of a period of relative peace in the Indo-Pacific region. The smaller states are increasingly concerned that the two superpowers will simply stumble into war, and urge the two to find common ground on shared challenges to maintain a peaceful relationship.
Dan Steinbock Founder, Difference Group
Jun 08 , 2019
In the Shangri-La Summit, the Trump administration introduced a new, muscular Indo-Pacific strategy, which is fueled by private interests and foreign governments - not the interests of the US, China or emerging Asia.
May 29 , 2019
China is not seeking a sphere of influence in Pacific Ocean island states, President Xi Jinping told the visiting prime minister of Vanuatu amid fears in Western capitals of China’s growing role in the region.