Einar Tangen A political and economic affairs commentator
Oct 15 , 2020
How the US lost its moral, legal and ethical center after winning the Cold War, and how the new norms of immoral, illegal and unethical actions are affecting the world.
Zhang Yun Associate Professor, National Niigata University in Japan
Aug 26 , 2020
An international order free of the United States is inconceivable in the long-term, but a tentative limited multilateralism excluding the world’s sole superpower may develop and exist for some time.
Ma Shikun Senior Journalist, the People’s Daily
Aug 26 , 2020
U.S. secretary of state’s attempt to form an anti-China alliance is an anachronism. The world has changed fundamentally since the Soviet era, and there’s no going back.
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
Jul 02 , 2020
Despite former US National Security Adviser John Bolton’s juicy revelations about Trump’s conduct of foreign policy, his book does little to answer the fundamental question facing the US: Is its current foreign-policy muddle Trump’s fault, or the result of something deeper and more structural?
He Yafei Former Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs
Mar 21 , 2020
Practice is the sole criterion for testing truth. China has confidence in its socialist path, theory, system and culture. China’s strengths are evident it its response to the coronavirus epidemic.
Lucio Blanco Pitlo III Research Fellow, Asia-Pacific Pathways to Progress
Mar 21 , 2020
Trump’s approach, the Great American Comeback, has seen some success domestically but has been rocky in the international scene. Given persistent and emerging global threats, America First should not necessarily mean America alone.
Joseph S. Nye Professor, Harvard University
Mar 06 , 2020
Many Americans say they want a moral foreign policy, but disagree on what that means. Using a three-dimensional scorecard encourages us to avoid simplistic answers and to look at the motives, means, and consequences of a US president’s actions.
Philip Cunningham Independent Scholar
Feb 25 , 2020
The hypocrisy of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in his hawkish criticism of China displays the fundamental undiplomatic character that has defined the Trump administration even in the face of the globe’s most recent crises.
Sun Chenghao Assistant Research Fellow, China Institutes of Contemporary International Relations
Feb 18 , 2020
What he didn’t say in the State of the Union address was more telling than what he did. One thing is clear: The president still has the ability to fire up his partisan base and compel the loyalty of Republicans in Congress. As a result, the politics of this election year will once again be profoundly divisive.
Elizabeth Drew Washington-based Journalist
Jan 21 , 2020
The recent tense, dangerous exchanges between the United States and Iran have revealed a great deal about US President Donald Trump’s management of his foreign policy. The main conclusion is that he doesn’t have one.