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  • Global Perceptions of Europe
    July 14, 2017

    Many non-European countries are reassessing their views of the EU against a background of Trumpism, populism, and globalization.

  • Judy Asks: Is the G20 at a Crossroads?

    Judy DempseyWednesday, July 05, 2017

    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.

  • Letter From Seoul

    Steven DenneyFriday, June 16, 2017

      Recent changes to the world order may allow the EU to play a more prominent role on the Korean Peninsula, especially when it comes to security.

    • Letter From Tokyo

      Michiko YoshidaFriday, May 12, 2017

        Cooperation between the EU and Japan, which share values such as freedom, human rights, and democracy, is more important than ever given the inescapable presence of China.

      • Letter From Beijing

        Shi Zhiqin, Lai SuetyiFriday, April 28, 2017

          Amid the threats of an inward-looking United States and rising European populism, cooperation between the EU and China is more necessary than ever.

        • Europe Woos Japan

          Judy DempseyFriday, March 24, 2017

            The EU seems determined to clinch a trade accord with Japan by the end of 2017. That might be wishful thinking.

          • Judy Asks: Does the UN Matter?

            Judy DempseyWednesday, September 21, 2016

              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.

            • Judy Asks: Should Europe Care About the Chinese-Japanese Rapprochement?

              Judy DempseyWednesday, November 12, 2014

                Every week, a selection of leading experts answer a new question from Judy Dempsey on the foreign and security policy challenges shaping Europe’s role in the world.

              • Chinese-Russian Relations Enter Cyberspace

                Misha GlennyFriday, October 24, 2014

                  If the Ukraine crisis continues and relations between Russia and the West deteriorate further, the implications will be grim in a number of areas, including cybersecurity.

                • Europe Torn Apart in the Asian Century?

                  Jan TechauTuesday, July 01, 2014

                  Europe risks becoming an in-between territory, with the United States and Asia pulling it in opposite directions. Europeans must understand how dangerous that would be.

                • Whither NATO?

                  Judy DempseyThursday, June 19, 2014

                    NATO is emerging from the Ukraine crisis without a new sense of purpose or direction. Yet the rest of the world is investing huge hopes in the Western military alliance.

                  • Four World Issues: A Traveler’s View From the High Seas

                    Marc PieriniThursday, April 24, 2014

                      From Chinese industrialization to maritime trade, from the perils of piracy to human trafficking, a voyage from the Far East to Europe reveals much about the modern world.

                    • Mr. Xi Goes to Brussels

                      Shi ZhiqinMonday, March 31, 2014

                        As Chinese President Xi Jinping visits Brussels, it is important for both China and the EU to take the responsibility that their size demands for resolving global issues.

                      • The Respect That China Deserves

                        Jan TechauTuesday, November 05, 2013

                          Respect is a core element of the Chinese national narrative. But playing the guilt card to demand respect from foreigners is a tactic that China’s interlocutors should stand up to.

                        • China Does Not Need to Grow at Current Levels

                          Michael PettisWednesday, July 31, 2013

                            China’s economy does not need to grow at 7.5 percent a year. What matters is that Chinese households continue to improve their lives at the rate to which they are accustomed.

                          • What If Unipolarity Came Back?

                            Jan TechauTuesday, July 16, 2013

                              Even if EU foreign policy analysts’ working assumption is wrong, the outcome is the same: if Europeans want to matter in the world they must get their act together fast.

                            • China’s Rapidly Aging Population

                              Michael PettisFriday, July 05, 2013

                                Within a few years China will have more old people than any other country. Beijing will have to become a leader in addressing the problems of an aging population.

                              • The Invisible Mortar of Europe’s Political Architecture

                                Jan TechauTuesday, June 04, 2013

                                  While Chinese observers admire Europe’s institutions and lasting peace, Europeans should remind themselves of the candid thinking that made European integration possible.

                                • How the Big Three Are Undermining Europe

                                  Judy DempseyThursday, May 30, 2013

                                    Two recent incidents have underlined Europe’s lack of strategic direction. They confirm that, when it comes to crises, Europeans still do not see the merits of pulling together.

                                  • Europe and China: Strategic Twins in Search of a Role

                                    Jan TechauTuesday, May 28, 2013

                                      Both Europe and China are overdependent on the United States as a guarantor of the liberal world order. Both need to wake up and accept their global responsibility.

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