Algeria and Egypt pressed China’s telecom national champion Huawei for more value-added manufacturing and technology transfers. The company responded, but it ultimately improved its brand image without engaging in meaningful capacity building.
It will take a while for China to digest this meeting and the fact that the West appears united. But a growing negative European sentiment vis-a-vis China (including in business circles, in the media, and among certain politicians) might start to hurt Chinese interests in Europe.
Former U.S. secretary of defense Robert M. Gates joins Aaron on the show to talk about the return of great power conflict amid Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
The war in Ukraine is increasing Beijing’s concern about Washington’s intentions.
Paul Haenle will moderate a discussion with Chinese, European, and Singaporean scholars on the key issues in China-EU relations and the geopolitical implications.
For a long time, the US nuclear thinking was preoccupied by the Russian threat and China is a much smaller secondary consideration.
Beninese officials have shown how even small countries can use close coordination between ministries and other negotiating tactics to strike deals with Chinese counterparts that better protect their own interests.
Today, however, the world is watching what may be the defining security crisis of a generation unfold, one that risks catastrophic nuclear escalation.
Join Carnegie for a timely discussion about what these trends mean for the current geopolitical landscape and what citizens can do to evade authoritarian controls and regain access to the World Wide Web.
Any improvement in the West’s relations with China might be facilitated initially by Europe. The US-China trade war obscured the fact that Europe’s economic links with China far exceed America’s. Germany, in particular, relies on China as a manufacturing base to export to other countries.