Lu Yang, Research Fellow, Institute of the Belt and Road Initiative, Tsinghua University
Sep 07, 2021
After moves by France, Germany and the Netherlands, the introduction of the EU Strategy for Cooperation in the Indo-Pacific should come as no surprised. Two questions emerge: Is this new version of the strategy a follow-up to the United States or an independent strategic consideration? And how should China respond?
Li Yan, Deputy Director of Institute of American Studies, CICIR
Aug 23, 2021
For a decade, the focus of the United States has shown a high degree of continuity, starting with George W. Bush and followed by Barack Obama, Donald Trump and now Joe Biden. But America is now paying greater attention to detail and adding new features to its geostrategic approach.
Tao Wenzhao, Honorary Member of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences; Fellow, CASS Institute of American Studies
Aug 18, 2021
The United States has been unsuccessful in its attempts to rally Southeast Asia against China. In recent months, it has mounted a transparent effort to curry favor in the region. But nobody wants to choose between major trading powers. They’d rather keep their options open.
Jul 20, 2021
The Biden administration is considering a digital trade agreement with countries in the Indo-Pacific in an effort to check China's influence in the region.
Zhang Bei, Assistant Research Fellow, China Institute of International Studies
Jan 22, 2021
If the UK hasn’t thought through its position relative to the strategic competition between China and the United States, its pivot to the region will not make much of a splash.
Chen Jimin, Guest Researcher, Center for Peace and Development Studies, China Association for International Friendly Contact
Nov 03, 2020
It’s true that the U.S. Indo-Pacific Strategy has brought certain pressures and challenges to China, but these are manageable, given the thinning resources of the United States and the ability of Chinese diplomacy to adapt.
Yang Wenjing, Chief of US Foreign Policy, Institute of Contemporary International Relations
Sep 16, 2020
A series of moves by the United States and the words of its high-ranking officials all point in the same direction: The U.S. is doing its utmost to contain China across the board for the 21st century.
Wu Zhenglong, Senior Research Fellow, China Foundation for Int'l Studies
Sep 16, 2020
With only four countries in the bloc — the United States, Japan, Australia and India — and with dissension in the ranks, it’s unlikely that a NATO-style alliance will ever emerge in the Eastern Hemisphere. It cannot work without consensus.
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.