China’s rise was made possible by its integration into a rules-based international system. Competitive pressures and sensitivities, however, strained relations with many of its key trading partners.
A discussion of the capabilities of the Chinese Navy in the Indian Ocean Region, it’s likely force projection and posture by 2035, and perspective planning for countering Chinese naval operations in the region.
While deteriorating U.S.-China ties would be distressing under any circumstances, the present situation is especially sobering when one considers its proximate catalyst: a global health-cum-economic crisis that should have occasioned emergency coordination between Washington and Beijing.
Europe and the United States have adopted new courses on China policy over the last four years. Yet actual results are still lagging behind China’s many actions and initiatives.
China’s success in recovering from the pandemic-induced recession faster than other major economies has not eliminated the uncertainties surrounding China’s growth outlook.
Asia’s two largest nuclear powers have never threatened each other with nuclear weapons. How much will the recent deadly border clashes between China and India change the security landscape?
The rivalry between China and the United States over climate change gives the EU a unique opportunity to become a strategic, global player on this issue.
Flanked by the United States’ and China’s radically opposing interests, France has a narrow path to walk.
After Trump banned TikTok, a Chinese social media app, and forced the sale of its US operations to an American company, Beijing and Washington have struck a remarkably similar tone regarding forced technology transfers.
Both the overland Silk Road Economic Belt and the Maritime Silk road have fundamentally been aimed at linking China with the European continent and its 500-million consumer market.