RESEARCH AND ANALYSIS

South Asia remains one of the most crisis-prone regions in the world with some of the highest levels of contested borders, militarized interstate disputes, and terrorist attacks. READ MORE

January 9, 2018 | | The Diplomat

More than four years have passed since China formally introduced the “Belt and Road Initiative” (BRI), President Xi Jinping’s signature foreign policy project, in September 2013. READ MORE

CGTN's The Heat interviewed Yun Sun on December 14, 2017 on relations between China and South Korea, as President Moon Jae-in visits President Xi Jinping in Beijing. READ MORE

November 13, 2017 | Opinion | The National Interest

Myanmar’s Rohingya crisis continues to deteriorate since the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA) orchestrated thirty attacks on local police stations in the Rakhine State. READ MORE

November 13, 2017 | Opinion | China-US Focus

Since the North Korean nuclear issue first flared up in the early 1990s, many people have called for and expected a change in China’s North Korea policy. READ MORE

Under President Xi Jinping, Southeast Asia occupies a special place in China’s foreign policy. Politically, the consolidation of good relations with countries there is an essential component of China’s periphery diplomacy. READ MORE

November 13, 2017 | Opinion | China-US Focus

For foreign observers, Chinese foreign aid is a surprisingly difficult area to study and understand. This is not just because China does not follow the traditional OECD definition of foreign aid. READ MORE

August 28, 2017 | Interview

China's policy of non-intervention has made it reluctant to vote for sanctions as a member of the United Nations Security Council. But recently, China has supported increasing economic pressure on North Korea. READ MORE

August 14, 2017 | Paper | Off Ramps Initiative

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President Trump’s “fire and fury” comment has solicited an even stronger verbal retaliation from North Korea. A few hours after the president issued his warning, North Korea reacted with a threat of a missile strike on the U.S. Pacific territory of Guam. READ MORE

August 3, 2017 | Analysis and Briefings | Foreign Policy

A remote corner of the Himalayas has become the unlikely scene of a major power standoff between China and India. Now entering its seventh week, the standoff centers on the tri-junction border shared by China, India, and Bhutan referred to as Doklam in India and Donglang in China. READ MORE

Beijing’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) and the State Oceanic Administration (SOA) have released a comprehensive plan for maritime economic development and cooperation across the globe. READ MORE

July 6, 2017 | Interview

Chinese President Xi Jinping met with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow only a day before North Korea test-fired an intercontinental ballistic missile. CCTV's "The Heat" interviewed Yun Sun about China's approach to North Korea after the escalation of tensions, the strengthening alignmen READ MORE

Following North Korea's announcement that it has test-launched an intercontinental ballistic missile, experts weigh in on various approaches to dealing with North Korea. READ MORE