Angela Stanzel

Xi’s paradoxical China policy

In both domestic and foreign policy, Xi has taken a hard and soft line simultaneously, aimed at bringing China closer to his vision of the “Chinese dream”

China moves into Afghanistan

Before withdrawing alongside the US by the end of 2016, Europeans should explore whether and how far China's recent involvement in Afghanistan can complement European efforts.  

China and Germany talk security

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. 

Interpreting Xi´s Europe visit

Xi's visit to Europe had “business” written all over it, but does not mean that a lot will change in China's Europe policy in the coming decade