China’s recent personal and economic sanctions have sent a strong message to Europeans, but there are concrete ways for the EU to build up its resilience against economic coercion
A populist alliance in the European Parliament may prove unworkable because of the parties’ diverging global outlooks
On the path to Germany’s 5G network rollout, Berlin has made a misguided investment in Open RAN, an unproven telecoms industry concept that promises much but has so far produced little
The demands on EU crisis management, both military and civilian, have constantly risen, but there is a lack of the necessary means and political will to act collectively
China is ramping up the pressure on European decision-makers, academics, and companies. The EU must move quickly to build its resilience against such economic coercion.
China’s new strategy for achieving economic self-reliance and geopolitical dominance poses an unprecedented challenge to the West
There are homegrown democrats in Russia who do not automatically sympathise with the West. They could lead the country to change from the top.
The EU is now the obvious platform for strategic health planning – but it still has work to ensure greater trust and solidarity in the face of future health crises
The Biden administration has made clear that it will not shift away from the tougher approach on China. But the latest sanctions row has demonstrated that Europe is not without agency in what has falsely been characterised as a binary confrontation.
The Biden administration has boxed itself into a maximalist position that jeopardises efforts to make the Iran sanctions programme more humane. European governments should be pushed to change course.