Jan 03 , 2018
President Trump again raised the prospect of nuclear war with North Korea, boasting in strikingly playground terms on Tuesday night that he commands a “much bigger” and “more powerful” arsenal of devastating weapons than the outlier government in Asia.
Dec 29 , 2017
China said on Thursday there had been no U.N. sanction-breaking oil sales by Chinese ships to North Korea, after a South Korea newspaper said Chinese and North Korean vessels had been illicitly linking up at sea to get oil to North Korea.
Richard Weitz Senior Fellow, Hudson Institute
Dec 27 , 2017
The U.S. National Security Strategy released on December 18 is extremely critical of China but does not invariably portend a more confrontational policy. Sino-American relations are very much in flux. In the coming year, Beijing and Washington can take actions to redirect the relationship towards a more positive trajectory.
Mel Gurtov Senior Editor of Asian Perspective
Dec 22 , 2017
China’s proposal of a “freeze for freeze”—a halt in North Korean nuclear and missile tests in return for suspension of provocative U.S.-led military exercises—remains the best one on the table for reducing tensions on the Korean peninsula. Second, keeping nuclear weapons from getting into the wrong hands should be an international responsibility, not a U.S.-China project.
Joseph S. Nye Professor, Harvard University
Dec 20 , 2017
North Korea announced that it has mastered nuclear strike capability and become a full-fledged nuclear state. Like previous US presidents, Donald Trump has said that this state of affairs is intolerable. So now what?
Fu Ying Vice Chair, NPC Foreign Affairs Committee
Dec 19 , 2017
The Korean nuclear issue has now entered a dangerous stage like a fast train in a dark tunnel. The window for peaceful settlement isn’t completely closed and the current crisis should be turned to an opportunity.
Wang Yi Foreign Minister of the People's Republic of China
Dec 18 , 2017
China's foreign policy has two overarching goals, namely, the fostering of a new form of international relations and the building of a community with a shared future for mankind.
Dec 14 , 2017
The White House has denied that US policy towards North Korea has changed after Rex Tillerson, secretary of state, on Tuesday suggested that Washington was ready to talk to Pyongyang “without preconditions” in what appeared to be a new overture.
Dec 13 , 2017
Tillerson disclosed the United States had been talking to China about how to secure North Korea’s nuclear weapons in the event of a collapse of the government in Pyongyang.