How China Lost Europe
By Nicholas Bequelin
China’s European diplomacy is on a losing streak. Both sides may come to regret it.
Can the Biden-Xi Summit Chart the Course to a Stabilized China-US Economic Relationship?
By Bai Peng
The differing interpretations of de-risking by China and the United States highlight the profound unease with which they view the current state and trajectory of their economic relations.
The De-risking State in Southeast Asia
By James Guild
Investors want high returns to be had in emerging markets, but they also want to lower their risk of exposure. Often, the state is the one expected to “de-risk” the investment.
Sailing the Seas of Economic Security
By Mathieu Duchâtel
Unlike in Europe or the U.S., there is little debate in China about the importance of “economic security” and the political tools necessary to achieve it.
The Green Great Game Is This Century’s Space Race
By Chietigj Bajpaee
The rivalry for access to raw materials to facilitate the energy transition will turn the “Green Great Game” into one of the defining geopolitical features of the 21st century.
What Do China’s Neighbors Think of De-risking?
Christina Lai, Kazuto Suzuki, and Wonho Yeon discuss the de-risking calculus for Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan.
How Will China’s Rare Earth Export Controls Impact Japan?
By Nicolas Velez
Access to gallium, in particular, is crucial for Japan’s defense and energy priorities.
Making the Most of the EU’s China De-risking Policy
By Thomas Chan
EU exports to China – and the ensuing vulnerabilities – are even more complicated than they appear.
Can IPEF Protect Corporate Supply Chains?
By SUKEGAWA Seiya
An IPEF agreement notwithstanding, companies in the Indo-Pacific will still be at risk of disruptions to their supply networks.
What ‘De-risking’ Means for China
By Denny Roy
Beijing seems unable or unwilling to grasp the very different lineages of “containment” and de-risking.