Zhiqun Zhu Zhiqun Zhu, PhD, is Professor of Political Science and International Relations at Bucknell University, USA.

Op-Ed Blog

Upholding the "Shanghai Spirit" and promoting international cooperation

This year's SCO summit is significant in several aspects. First of all, it demonstrates SCO members' commitment to multilateral cooperation in tackling common challenges. 

“Trade War” threat spells trouble for U.S.-China ties

It seems Washington is betting that Beijing might eventually back down in a trade tit-for-tat if it continues to serve up tariff threats against Beijing. Not so.

New agency helps Beijing woo global talents

The State Immigration Administration will have significant impact on China’s interactions with the outside world. In 2016, over 1,500 foreigners were given Chinese green cards.

Chinese investment in US: A stabilizer for bilateral ties

While China needs to follow international norms such as assuming corporate social responsibility, the United States must balance its national security interests with its economic ones.  

Sino-US cooperation and East Asian security

If the international community can create conditions under which the North Koreans feel it unnecessary to develop nuclear weapons, then the nuclear problem may automatically disappear.