Andrei Lungu

Andrei Lungu is president of the Romanian Institute for the Study of the Asia-Pacific. His research interests focus on China’s foreign policy and its internal politics
Andrei Lungu
Andrei Lungu is president of the Romanian Institute for the Study of the Asia-Pacific. His research interests focus on China’s foreign policy and its internal politics

Latest from Andrei Lungu

Opinion | Whether fighting climate change, promoting scientific discovery or pursuing economic stability, China should act like a transparent global power

China has not only restored its traditional position at the head of the Asian order but has become a truly global power. However, such status carries with it certain responsibilities and expectations, including transparency and openness.

27 Sep 2019 - 10:50AM

China has not only restored its traditional position at the head of the Asian order but has become a truly global power. However, such status carries with it certain responsibilities and expectations, including transparency and openness.

Whether fighting climate change, promoting scientific discovery or pursuing economic stability, China should act like a transparent global power
Opinion | As China seeks a prosperous and peaceful rise, 20th-century Germany has lessons to offer

After two unsuccessful world wars, Germany finally achieved its dream of European leadership by rejecting nationalistic hard power and embracing compromise. China can do the same in the Asia-Pacific by giving up hard power and extending cooperation, free trade and economic liberalism.

4 Sep 2019 - 9:00PM

After two unsuccessful world wars, Germany finally achieved its dream of European leadership by rejecting nationalistic hard power and embracing compromise. China can do the same in the Asia-Pacific by giving up hard power and extending cooperation, free trade and economic liberalism.

As China seeks a prosperous and peaceful rise, 20th-century Germany has lessons to offer
Opinion | Diaoyu Islands dispute can be laid to rest if China and Japan accept joint sovereignty

Andrei Lungu says the dispute over the islands is more about nationalism than energy reserves, fish stock or geostrategic value, and has haunted relations between the two countries for too long.

30 Oct 2018 - 9:41AM

Andrei Lungu says the dispute over the islands is more about nationalism than energy reserves, fish stock or geostrategic value, and has haunted relations between the two countries for too long.

Diaoyu Islands dispute can be laid to rest if China and Japan accept joint sovereignty
Xi Jinping should know that China’s rejuvenation must be peaceful, or it won’t happen at all

China’s president will have to use his considerable powers over the Communist Party to seek diplomatic solutions in times of crisis, because armed confrontation could derail his grand plans. 

3 Apr 2018 - 7:32PM

China’s president will have to use his considerable powers over the Communist Party to seek diplomatic solutions in times of crisis, because armed confrontation could derail his grand plans. 

Xi Jinping should know that China’s rejuvenation must be peaceful, or it won’t happen at all
Why Xi Jinping must ensure China has a viable political succession model

After upending the old rules, China’s most powerful leader in recent decades must now create a new system that will ensure transfer of power at the top remains peaceful and stable.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM

After upending the old rules, China’s most powerful leader in recent decades must now create a new system that will ensure transfer of power at the top remains peaceful and stable.

Why Xi Jinping must ensure China has a viable political succession model
As China’s global prestige rises, so should the status of its foreign minister