Kemel Toktomushev, Research Fellow, University of Central Asia
Mar 28, 2022
China has remained relatively quiet on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, to the annoyance of the West. There may be several explanations for Beijing’s aloofness.
Wu Zhenglong, Senior Research Fellow, China Foundation for Int'l Studies
Mar 28, 2022
Punishments of Russia cut both ways for the West and may even be self-defeating. The European and U.S. economies are suffering a backlash in rising energy prices, shrinking corporate profits and inflation-induced economic hardships.
Dan Steinbock, Founder, Difference Group
Mar 22, 2022
After trade wars and the pandemic depression, aggressive sanctions and rate hikes will further derail economic prospects in the U.S., China and worldwide.
Dong Chunling, Assistant Research Fellow, CICIR
Mar 16, 2022
Two classic conundrums are at play in the Russia-Ukraine conflict, both of which are making the problem worse and could lead to a new cold war. China’s approach provides a way out.
Shang-Jin Wei, Professor, Finance and Economics at Columbia University
Mar 14, 2022
Now that the Western powers have imposed sweeping economic and financial sanctions on Russia following its invasion of Ukraine, many are asking whether China’s non-participation will undermine their effectiveness. One should also ask whether the rich countries can do more for the poor people in many developing countries who are the collateral damage of the war and the sanctions.
Wang Yiwei, Jean Monnet Chair Professor, Renmin University of China
Mar 14, 2022
A look at history reveals why Russia feels threatened by the eastward expansion of the European Union and NATO. The war may end with Ukraine becoming a neutral country that serves as a buffer zone for Russia.
Richard Javad Heydarian, Professorial Chairholder in Geopolitics, Polytechnic University of the Philippines
Mar 12, 2022
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has been met with sanctions from the West, along with key regional economies in Asia. And Putin’s actions will have major repercussions on Russia’s place in the world, including its previously promising pivot towards Asia.
Gideon Rachman, Chief Foreign Affairs Columnist at the Financial Times
Jan 22, 2019
Washington emphasises a new and ominous theme.
Sun Chenghao, Fellow, Center for International Security and Strategy, Tsinghua University
Aug 20, 2018
Trump wants good relations with Russia, but Congress has other plans.
Joseph S. Nye, Professor, Harvard University
Jul 06, 2018
The US must demonstrate that cyber attacks and manipulation of social media will incur costs.