November 22, 2022
Andrew Small on the Origins of ‘China’s War With the West’
By Shannon Tiezzi
Small traces the downward trajectory of China’s relationships with the United States and EU countries.
November 05, 2022
China Celebrates German Chancellor’s Trip
By Shannon Tiezzi
There were few deliverables from the short visit, but Beijing is hopeful it indicates Germany is moving out of alignment with the U.S. approach to China.
November 03, 2022
Amid Much Controversy, German Chancellor Visits China
By Hanns W. Maull
Olaf Scholz’s visit to China represents a break with the Coalition Agreement and a return to a commercial foreign policy approach.
October 31, 2022
Germany and the EU’s China Policy: Missing in Action?
By Anton Karppanen
Olaf Scholz has kept Germany’s business-first approach to China but that’s increasingly at odds with trends at home and abroad.
February 04, 2022
Germany’s (Not So) New China Policy
By Nadine Godehardt and Moritz Rudolf
Under new Chancellor Scholz, obstacles remain for transatlantic coordination on China.
December 15, 2021
Will Germany Depart from the Merkel Model on China? Beijing Will Have a Say.
By Lily McElwee
In the interplay between the new chancellor and his cabinet, the greatest determinant of Germany’s future China policy will be a third actor – Xi Jinping.
December 08, 2021
Is Germany’s New Government Going to Break With China?
By Thomas O. Falk
The noble idea of value-based foreign policy in post-Merkel Germany could quickly reach its limits.
October 13, 2021
The German Elections and Angela Merkel’s China Legacy
By Frederick Kliem
A new government must re-adjust Germany’s China approach. Fortunately, the likely new coalition is well-placed to do so.
August 06, 2021
How a German Frigate in the South China Sea May Upend Beijing-Berlin Relations
By Larissa Stünkel and Marc Lanteigne
As Merkel’s lengthy term comes to an end, the frigate deployment may be the beginning of a sea change in Germany’s China approach.