Jared McKinney, PhD student, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
Oct 30, 2018
Though it might be simple for China to wait out the Trump presidency in order to make a new trade deal with a new president, it would not be in its best interest to do so. From reforming issues like state-subsidies, intellectual property and legal reciprocity to strengthening the relationship between China and the U.S., it is evident that waiting carries more risk than opportunities.
Chen Pingping, Deputy director of the Research Center for Maritime Economy
Oct 23, 2018
How should China respond to provocations over Taiwan?
Zhang Tuosheng, Academic Committee Member at Institute for Global Cooperation and Understanding, Peking University
Oct 22, 2018
They need to talk.
Nong Hong, Senior Fellow, National Institute for the South China Sea Studies
Oct 15, 2018
Vice President Mike Pence’s speech at the Hudson Institute signaled a far tougher American line on China. It is worth considering the Trump administration’s motivations for taking such an adversarial public stance now.
Giulio Pugliese, King’s College London, War Studies
Sep 26, 2018
To the consternation of Chinese policymakers, the United States has enhanced its commitment to the security of Taiwan at times of Cross-Strait tensions. Recent initiatives aimed at strengthening U.S.-Taiwan ties point to a broad consensus in Washington in favor of deeper engagement with Taipei – but at the same time, Trump’s “America First” instincts are getting in the way.
Ted Galen Carpenter, Senior Fellow, Randolph Bourne Institute
Sep 07, 2018
Beijing has launched a strategy to diplomatically isolate Taiwan, but these policies may have pushed a different group into action: Taiwan’s supporters in the American government.
Tian Feilong, Associate Professor, the Law School of Beihang University
Aug 31, 2018
The American people don’t care about Taiwan, so Taiwan should forget about the US having its back and show respect to Beijing before China teaches it a harsh lesson.
Dennis V. Hickey, James F. Morris Endowed Professor of Political Science, Missouri State University
Aug 28, 2018
Clearly, it is time for some “new thinking” in Taipei. Otherwise, Tsai’s “combat ready” diplomats may eventually have no battles to fight.
He Yafei, Former Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs
Aug 28, 2018
There are dangerous signs from the U.S. to undermine the “One China” policy, says He Yafei. For the past 40 years, the two countries have managed the Taiwan issue well, but things are changing.
Wu Zurong, Research Fellow, China Foundation for Int'l Studies
Aug 21, 2018
The rise in US military spending is unnecessary and hostile.