Peter Van Ness

Dr Peter Van Ness

Visiting Fellow


PhD (Berkeley)

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Peter Van Ness

Peter Van Ness is a Visiting Fellow in the Department of International Relations. He is a specialist on Chinese foreign policy and US relations with China. He has published books on Chinese support for revolution during the Maoist period, market reforms in socialist societies, the human rights debate in Asia, and Asian responses to the Bush Doctrine. He is currently working on a book on nuclear power in East Asia.

President Trump and President Xi

Who will be the adult in the room on North Korea?

Two spoiled, narcissistic, self-deluded bully boys — US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un — are playing a game of nuclear weapons ‘chicken’ at the world’s expense.

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