The EU seems determined to clinch a trade accord with Japan by the end of 2017. That might be wishful thinking.
Case studies from eight countries show how civic activism across the world is evolving and reveal crosscutting themes relevant to the future of civil society support.
China’s One Belt, One Road project aims to allow Beijing to influence the rules governing the global economy. That is a challenge to which Europeans need to respond.
The next one hundred years of history will be written mostly in the Asia-Pacific region, and the United States wants to play a central role in that drama.
The European Union and India have developed a mature strategic partnership over the years, but the relationship now faces several challenges as Brussels begins to looks inwards and New Delhi to the United States and also eastwards.
A selection of experts answer a new question from Judy Dempsey on the foreign and security policy challenges shaping Europe’s role in the world.
Democracy support from rising democracies has moved forward, but not as quickly or decisively as some Western democracy supporters had initially hoped.
A twenty-first century Silk Road takes shape on the Kazakh border, to Russia’s consternation and beyond the EU’s imagination.
There is an island shared by Russia and China that has become a miniature symbol of the vast Asian regions divided between the two geopolitical giants.
Calls for non-Western forms of democracy have been around for many years but are now becoming louder and more ubiquitous. This trend can be expected to deepen as an integral element of the emerging post-Western world order.