In its remaining months, the German Council presidency could use this momentum to create institutional structures to improve the EU’s capacity to act
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
There are at least 11 different ways the United States could use economic weapons to harm China in the coming years
Liberal democracies must learn the lessons of the past by thinking long-term, applying a strong moral code – and avoiding hubris
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China has not embedded itself in the Western Balkans as much as it might have done – and may even be looking back on the 2010s as a wasted decade
It is time for the EU to direct much more of its financial assistance through channels other than highly corrupt governments that consistently violate European norms and standards
The business relationship has long dominated Europe-China relations. But the recent developments in Hong Kong show that Beijing’s increasingly aggressive policies should force a rethink.
After years of pursuing closer bilateral economic ties with China, Europeans have suddenly realised that they have become dangerously dependent on Chinese trade and investment
The China-US rivalry is harming an already-fragile international system. Europeans should seek out like-minded allies to act in its defence.
Great power rivalry has not abated even amid the coronavirus. To survive the economic conflict between China and the US, Europe must make its preparations now.