Nick Witney, the co-author of the ECFR's publication, “Rebooting EU Foreign Policy”, and Spiros Economides of the LSE, both explain why the European Union sorely needs to face reality and fundamentally rethink how it deals with the rest of the world
In the second of two podcasts, Spiros Economides of the London School of Economics argues that the EU needs to think strategically about how…
We are still early in what some have asserted will be the Chinese century. With violent conflicts raging in central and northern Africa, through Syria and Iraq, and into eastern Ukraine, it’s not promising to be a peaceful era.
China’s increasing investments on the continent have made it increasingly sensitive to African security issues
The principle of non-intervention is not only a guiding principle in Chinese foreign policy, it has also been a cornerstone in Sino-Russian “convergence” since the nineties
During a recent workshop with European and Chinese foreign policy analysts, a few similarities between the Russian and the Chinese “defences” from global influences were striking
Western hopes that China will take greater responsibility for dealing with international crises likely to be dashed
The expansion of the dialogue between Germany and China to include foreign and security policy could have a huge, and potentially problematic, effect for the European Union.
Hong Kong’s protests place Xi Jinping between a rock and a hard place, and Europe should be addressing it