The mere prospect of a strengthened EU-US alliance forced Beijing to make concessions to Brussels last month – a lesson on the power of global coalition-building that Europe failed to take on
A ‘whole stakeholder approach’ is key to taking on and defeating online disinformation
Within less than a decade, China has significantly expanded its media presence in south-eastern Europe. The country is increasingly well-positioned to amplify its voice, disseminate imagery, and convey its narratives
Europe needs to enhance its toolbox for protection against economic coercion, carefully balancing its strategy in five areas
The EU has taken a major step forward in protecting its interests from harmful foreign investments and takeovers. Follow ECFR’s new tracker to keep up to date with this important geopolitical challenge.
With Joe Biden moving into the White House, the United States and Europe should strive for a common China policy
No matter who wins the US election this week, the narrow margin will focus US attention at home, giving China geopolitical room for manoeuvre
India and Europe are both looking to free themselves from dependence on China. On questions of health and technology, they should be natural allies.
Shinzo Abe’s aggressive and successful diplomacy has helped make Japan a pillar of liberal democracy and a beneficiary of the rules-based international order. His successor has vowed to protect these interests.
China’s attempts to divide Europeans during the crisis, along with its fierce and openly hostile rhetoric targeting the capacity of Western democracy to effectively respond to the health emergency, have served as a wake-up call