IR & Foreign Affairs
  • 2017-09-15 13:48:46 Jin Liangxiang
    Can Rouhani bring Iran into the international system?
    Iran’s integration into the international system since the revolution has witnessed a series of ups and downs. Hassan Rouhani’s re-election in 2017, however, me...
  • 2016-12-02 Li Weijian
    Middle Eastern countries see role for Russia
    The situation in the Middle East has seen drastic changes recently that have puzzled observers. It surprised the international community that the unpromising Ru...
  • 2016-08-24 Liu Zongyi
    India’s stake in Myanmar remains strong
    Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi concluded her visit to China on Sunday. After her China tour last year, The Nikkei published an article arguing that if...
  • How To Resolve the Korean Conundrum
    2017-09-18 Dan Steinbock
    As the US policy has failed in the Korean Peninsula, dark scenarios cast a shadow over the region – but could also pave way for peace. Recently, U.S. UN Ambassador Nikki Haley called for “the strongest sanctions” to pressure North Korea int... [FULL TEXT]
  • BRICS: Unity is power
    2017-09-04 Zhu Ming
    China will host the ninth BRICS leaders' summit in Xiamen, a coastal city in southeast China's Fujian Province, in September. I think that the most important issue for China as host at this year’s BRICS summit is unity. As President Xi Jinp... [FULL TEXT]
  • Shifting the momentum on the Korean Peninsula
    2017-08-28 Chen Dongxiao
    Beijing has long held three objectives for East Asia, and the Korean Peninsula in particular.The first is to promote general peace and stability premised on North Korea's diplomatic normalisation with the United States and South Korea.The s... [FULL TEXT]
  • New Delhi may disrupt BRICS Summit to blackmail Beijing
    2017-08-16 Liu Zongyi
    Nearly two months after Indian troops crossed into China's Doklam area, they still refuse to withdraw. The standoff will unavoidably affect the BRICS summit to be held in Xiamen, Fujian Province, in September.India orchestrated the standoff... [FULL TEXT]
  • The U.S. Should Take the Lead to Engage Iran
    2017-08-15 Jin Liangxiang
    On August 6th, the 12th President of the Islamic Republic of Iran was sworn into office. Hassan Rouhani is expected to continue the domestic and foreign policies of his first-term, which were consistently characterized as moderate. Despite ... [FULL TEXT]
  • China, EU can cooperate in Middle East
    2017-08-08 Jin Liangxiang
    I was in Brussels on a short academic visit with the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung office from June 21 through July 8, and was able to meet a number of EU officials thanks to my host's thoughtful arrangements.These fruitful contacts convinced me... [FULL TEXT]
  • India’s attitude may hinder Tibet’s B&R involvement
    2017-07-24 Liu Zongyi
    A number of provinces and cities are eager to be involved in the "Belt and Road"(B&R) initiative, including Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. The opening-up of Tibet is in line with the general trend, but due to some historical and... [FULL TEXT]
  • Fundamental issues impede US-India ties
    2017-07-03 Liu Zongyi
    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the US last week has become a hot topic among media outlets in India, the US and China over the past few days. The focus is not limited to Modi's first official trip to Washington since Trump's... [FULL TEXT]
  • China can help Myanmar with its problems
    2017-05-22 Zhou Shixin
    Despite significant political changes in Myanmar in recent years, leaders from the country and from China have maintained a high level of mutual trust, as reflected by frequent visits and the consensus reached on a number of issues.In Augus... [FULL TEXT]
  • Indian worry over China-Nepal drill outdated
    2017-04-21 Liu Zongyi
    China and Nepal kicked off their first-ever joint military exercise, code-named "Sagarmatha Friendship 2017," on April 16 at Nepal Army's Para Training School in Kathmandu. The drill will last 10 days and its main purposes are counterterror... [FULL TEXT]