Vali Nasr, Professor of International Politics, Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies
Sep 27, 2019
China and the United States find themselves in a situation that is gradually souring, but the current US strategy towards China is not exclusively a Trumpian one.
He Wenping, Senior Fellow, Charhar Institute
Sep 24, 2019
Saudi Arabia faces the prospect of becoming engulfed in in a war with Iran before it has fully extracted itself from the conflict in Yemen. Adjustments may follow, both diplomatic and domestic.
Richard Javad Heydarian, Professorial Chairholder in Geopolitics, Polytechnic University of the Philippines
Sep 17, 2019
ASEAN’s best strategy for keeping China’s revisionist ambitions at bay and preserving maximum room for strategic maneuver is to engage the USA.
Li Zheng, Assistant Research Processor, China Institutes of Contemporary International Relations
Sep 11, 2019
After the United States officially withdrew from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said that the country hopes to deploy medium-range missiles in Asia. This remark quickly sparked widespread controversy, and most countries don’t want to see the terrible scene of a missile race in the region.
Doug Bandow, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute
Sep 06, 2019
China may not have been the start of the China-US trade war, but it is a key factor in finishing it. Beijing must consider serious reform if it wants to repair its ties with the U.S. and preserve its ties with the rest of the globe.
Brahma Chellaney, Professor, Center for Policy Research
Aug 30, 2019
America’s apparent willingness, as part of a deal aimed at forestalling the rise of a new long-range missile threat, to accept a North Korea armed with short- to medium-range missiles is giving Japan the jitters.
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.
Zhao Weibin, Researcher, PLA Academy of Military Science
Aug 23, 2019
The United States’s intention to establish missile sites in Asia has the potential to escalate into a new arms race. Does the US have the ability to build adequate missiles, where would the missiles be stationed, and how will such missiles influence security in the Asia-pacific region?
An Gang, Research Fellow, Center for International Strategy and Security, Tsinghua University
Jun 28, 2019
Xi’s recent visit to Kim Jong-un affirmed China-North Korea ties—Beijing will not break with Pyongyang to appease the US. However, China can still play a constructive role in encouraging a new round of Xi-Trump talks to lay the foundations for peace on the Korean Peninsula.