Losing the ‘good’ war

Afghanistan was always the ?good? war and Iraq, the bad one. But what if Bush?s legacy becomes losing the good war and winning the bad one?

The trouble with India

The EU may have to base partnership with the world’s largest democracy not on values, but on dealing with Afghanistan

Can China save Afghanistan?

With Afghanistan’s reconstruction on the brink, what could the EU and U.S ask Beijing to do?

China Olympics blog

A daily blog following key political stories in China during the Beijing Olympics

Steps to secure the non-polar world

How to cooperate on global security with China, Russia and India will be among a new U.S President’s top challenges

Sarkozy’s tightrope act on China

Sarkozy’s attempts to establish a solid basis for a strategic partnership with China are useful to the EU as a whole. In French

Big Brother versus YouTube

For China, the Olympics are no longer a sporting event – they are a battle to define how the country is seen by its citizens and the world

Drafting a new Afghan-Pakistan strategy

Europe and the U.S need a new strategy to deal with Afghanistan and Pakistan. A transatlantic Baker-Hamilton-style commission is necessary