Hu Bo, Director, the South China Sea Strategic Situation Probing Initiative
Aug 07, 2020
In a word, no. China has never recognized the arbitration under the UNCLOS treaty as valid. Meanwhile, the United States continues to poison relations by opposing everything China does.
Andrew Sheng, Distinguished Fellow at the Asia Global Institute at the University of Hong Kong
Xiao Geng, President of the Hong Kong Institution for International Finance
Aug 03, 2020
By disrupting the world’s interconnected economic, social, and geopolitical spheres, the COVID-19 crisis has exposed just how fragile and inequitable the institutions that govern them really are. It has also highlighted how difficult it is to address systemic fragility and inequity amid escalating national-security threats.
Dennis V. Hickey, James F. Morris Endowed Professor of Political Science, Missouri State University
Jul 13, 2020
Among the mounting tensions in the US-China relationship, the Taiwan issue is the only issue that could turn the “war of words” into a true war.
Tian Feilong, Associate Professor, the Law School of Beihang University
Jul 09, 2020
Both human rights and the rule of law are protected in the SAR, even as the United States, with its long-arm jurisdiction and unilateral sanctions, returns to Cold War cliches that are not good, either for itself or for others.
Chen Zinan, Assistant Researcher, Maritime Strategy Studies, CICIR
Dec 12, 2019
As military navigation operations have become more diverse and widespread, America’s motives have become clear. It wants to drive wedges between countries and reinforce its Indo-Pacific strategy.
Chen Xiangmiao, Assistant Research Fellow, China National Institute for South China Sea Studies
Sep 18, 2019
Recent statements by the EU on the issue of the South China Sea only serve to fan the flames of the dispute and put the valuable EU-China relationship at risk. The EU should reject manipulation by the United States, as well as internal anti-Chinese sentiment, to clear the way for ASEAN’s leadership in resolving the issue.
Zhu Songling, Professor, Beijing Union University
Aug 26, 2019
The announcement of the ban on solo mainland China tourists visiting Taiwan is a major escalation in cross-Strait relations. How has the mainland’s Taiwan policy changed, what was the reason for the suspension of visits, and what is the goal of such a strategic move?
Li Zheng, Assistant Research Processor, China Institutes of Contemporary International Relations
Jul 29, 2019
The most recent white paper released by the Chinese government signals its explicit intentions to build up the PLA transparently and install it as a force for global peace-keeping, not military hegemony.
Apr 09, 2019
Authorities say she had device to detect hidden cameras, $8,000 in U.S. and Chinese currency.