Now Beijing has done it once. You can’t exclude the possibility that it will happen in the future.
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Putin may want Nord Stream 2, but he doesn’t want it that badly. He definitely wants Ukraine more than he wants that pipeline.
If China’s action is left unchallenged, EU member states and businesses will end up losing more of their freedom
The exclusion of Swift sanctions does not mean that the planned measures have little effect
The Swiss newspaper refers to ECFR’s anti-coercion work
Apart from classical sanctions, it’s really hard to see what else France or the European Commission could do
So far, the EU has no response to coercive economic measures; we cannot afford this strategically
According to the recently published “Power Atlas”, the relative economic power of the EU and Germany is fading
How countries choose to traverse this Power Atlas could well determine their place in the world in the years to come
The Trump experience has been one of the biggest shocks of the last years that influenced the European thinking