Tag Archives: China

Stephen Walt on the East Asia flashpoint

Good news: World War I is over and will not happen again By Stephen Walt Foreign Policy “It therefore pains me to have to take issue with Rachman’s recent column warning of rising tensions in East Asia, and all the … Continue reading

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Nicholas Burns on John Kerry’s forthcoming term

Kerry Must Engage China By Nicholas Burns Boston Globe “As John Kerry takes the reins as secretary of state, no international problem will test his considerable diplomatic skills more than our difficult, complex, and unpredictable relationship with the other global … Continue reading

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1. Graham Allison & Robert Blackwill on Chinese regional politics and Lee Kuan Lew

Beijing Still Prefers Diplomacy Over Force By Graham Allison and Robert Blackwill Financial Times “Should we connect the dots between China’s neighbours’ increasing assertiveness over claims to disputed islands in the South and East China Seas, on the one hand, and … Continue reading

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Joseph Nye on U.S.-China relations

Work With China, Don’t Contain It By Joseph Nye New York Times “Citing an escalating dispute over islands in the East China Sea, The Economist warned last week that “China and Japan are sliding toward war.” That assessment may be too … Continue reading

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Joseph S. Nye on the future

The World in 2030 By Joseph S. Nye Social Europe Journal “What will the world look like two decades from now? Obviously, nobody knows, but some things are more likely than others. Companies and governments have to make informed guesses, … Continue reading

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Calestous Juma on China-Japan relations

Good Foundation to Build On By Calestous Juma China Daily “Extending pragmatic trade and technology cooperation can help China and Japan improve their relations. Tensions between China and Japan over the Diaoyu Islands, known as the Senkaku in Japan, have … Continue reading

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Nicholas Burns on John Kerry

John Kerry, the Dealmaker-in-Chief By Nicholas Burns Boston Globe “When Senator John Kerry is confirmed as secretary of state later this month, he will encounter a number of complex tests as America’s top diplomat. The first is his challenging inbox, … Continue reading

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