Germany’s Faustian Bargain With China
By Theresa Fallon
In allowing Huawei to bid for Germany’s 5G development, Merkel has departed from broader European strategy.
Assessing the EU-China-US Triangle
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Frans-Paul van der Putten.
How China Challenges the EU in the Western Balkans
By Austin Doehler
Will the EU ultimately cede the Western Balkans to Beijing’s influence?
Britain Confronts the China Challenge
By Bonnie Girard
A British Parliamentary Report questions the wisdom of proclaiming a “Golden Era” in UK-China relations.
Are the European Union and China Systemic Rivals?
By Dingding Chen and Junyang Hu
They need not be, but competition is on the rise between them.
EU China Policy: Time to Toughen Up?
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Jonas Parello-Plesner.
China’s “16+1” Is Dead? Long Live the “17+1.”
By Emilian Kavalski
This year’s summit might be the last for the “16+1” initiative – not because it’s dying, but because it’s expanding.
Italy’s Risky China Gamble
By Philippe Le Corre and Carlotta Alfonsi
For all the overtures to China that Rome is making, Italy has not yet settled on what kind of relationship it actually wants.
Is Europe Finally Pushing Back On Chinese Investments?
By Erik Brattberg and Etienne Soula
Germany, France, and the UK are increasing scrutiny of Chinese investment. Will a unified EU approach follow?
What's Next for the China-CEE 16+1 Platform?
By Bartosz Kowalski
After the China-CEE Summit in Sofia, the “16+1” initiative is heading toward the EU.
Japan, China, and the Western Balkans
By Liubomir K. Topaloff
Why Shinzo Abe visited Serbia on his recent tour of Eastern Europe.
Slovakia’s Overdue China Strategy
By Richard Q. Turcsanyi
Slovakia is finally waking up to Chinese initiatives and investments.