Shen Dingli, Associate Dean at Fudan University’s Institute of International Studies and adviser on arms control and regional security, talks to YCW about the most pressing security issues facing China, spanning land reclamation in the South China Sea, Sino-U.S. relations, agitation from Pyongyang, Taiwan and tension with India. A must read for any China-watchers with a security focus.
In a new series from YCW, we surveyed three of our global chapters for their views on the evolving Sino-Russian relationship—and what may have been left out of recent amicable statements from Beijing and Moscow.
Why does institutionalized security cooperation in the Asia-Pacific remain fragmented? What is the way forward after the arbitration tribunal’s verdict on the South China Sea? Dr. Gudrun Wacker from the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP) tells us about conflict management in the South China Sea and the role of Europe and Germany in Asian security.
Bill Hayton is a journalist with BBC World News and an Associate Fellow of the Asia Programme at Chatham House. He has worked for the BBC since 1998, serving as the Vietnam correspondent from 2006 to 2007. He is the
Jonas Parello-Plesner is a diplomat and scholar, currently working at the Danish Embassy in Washington, DC. He previously worked for the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) as a China Senior Policy Fellow. He has written reports, op-eds and has