by Yan Yu (pseudonym) and Jianli Yang – Apr 1, 2022

Stephen S. Roach, a Yale faculty member, recently published an article in Project Syndicate, entitled “How China Can End the War in Ukraine.” Building on his previous piece, “Only China Can Stop Russia,” Roach further proposes what China can do to restore peace.

Roach hopes that China, “a deeply principled nation,” will play an “honest broker role” in bringing the war to an end by calling for an emergency G20 meeting, providing humanitarian aid to Ukraine, and supporting Ukraine’s post-war reconstruction.

China’s “goal of global leadership,” he claims, can be achieved at the same time. The author’s desire for peace is noble, but the hope that he places on a regime that ignores objective reality and disregards basic moral values is delusional at best… [Continue Reading]