Doug Bandow, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute
Jan 04, 2013
As the relationships between China and its neighbors deteriorate, Doug Bandow argues that the Sino-US relationship has never been as important.
Wu Zhenglong, Senior Research Fellow, China Foundation for Int'l Studies
Oct 06, 2012
Despite the US’ claims to impartiality in the territorial disputes in the South and East China Seas, it has made its preference very clear - entirely at the expense of China. US involvement in the region stands at the crossroads, with the current US course destined to only bring increased tension.
Su Xiaohui, Deputy Director of Int'l & Strategic Studies, CIIS
Sep 17, 2012
US should clarify its policy intention over the Diaoyu Islands and it is unwise for Japan to continue to partially interpret the US policy and over-rely on the US support for occupying the territory which it has no rights to claim.
Joshua Keating, Associate Editor, Foreign Policy
Sep 15, 2012
The dispute over the Diaoyu Islands recently reignited following Japan’s decision to purchase the contested islands. This issue will only become more complicated given the history of US involvement in the fate of the Diaoyu Islands.
Liu Jiangyong, Vice Director, Tsinghua University
Sep 10, 2012
Recent actions by Japan and the United States risk enflaming an already tense situation surrounding the Diaoyu Islands. Given historical documentation and legal authority derived from international law, China’s claim to the Diaoyu Islands must be respected.
Peter Hays Gries, Professor, University of Oklahoma
Sep 05, 2012
Recent actions in the South China Sea and domestic politics within China, Japan, and the US have served to heighten nationalistic tensions between all three cou
Zhao Xiaozhuo, Deputy director, PLA Academy of Military Science
Sep 01, 2012
Considering the dominant position that the US alliance system has enjoyed in regional Asian security affairs, Asia-Pacific division can be expected, which will be a disaster not only for China, but also for the US, its regional allies and the world as a whole.
Lu Jinghua, Research Fellow, PLA Academy of Military Science
Aug 29, 2012
By clearing choosing Japan over China in the Diaoyu/Senkaku Islands dispute, the US risks increasing the likelihood of confrontation in the Asia Pacific region instead of negating it. These actions run counter to America’s stated goal of improving strategic trust between the US and China.
Thomas Wright, Fellow, Brookings Institution
Aug 21, 2012
When U.S. Senators Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.) and Rob Portman (R-Ohio), both vice presidential hopefuls, recently declared their opposition to the UN Convention on t
Ted Galen Carpenter, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute
Jul 14, 2012
During his visit to Vietnam in early June, U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta displayed eagerness to have the U.S. military return to the bases it once occu