As China asserts its growing military, political, and economic power, European countries should follow Paris’s lead by deepening ties with India and other democracies.
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.
Many non-European countries are reassessing their views of the EU against a background of Trumpism, populism, and globalization.
India sees the EU’s new emphasis on balancing interests and values as long overdue and welcomes Europe’s aspiration for greater strategic autonomy in the world.
India and the EU have a greater chance of success if they strengthen their relations and improve bilateral strategic coordination on regional affairs.
Too much financial regulation is nearly as bad as too little. Public and private institutions together need to find a new approach to ensure that the rules are “just right.”
Europeans are so concerned with the crises in peripheral economies that it will come as a surprise that we may be at the beginning of a developing crisis in China.
The tension between values and interests is the human condition of the Western world.
The EU must realize that it has an existential interest in playing a role in the Asia-Pacific’s security.
China, with its enormous population of over a billion people, is going through extraordinary social, economic, and political upheaval.
With major economic interests at stake, the European Union must become a player in Southeast Asian security.
Because Europe and the United States have shared values the State Department wants both to work together to promote them in the Asia-Pacific region.
Despite Europe's current weakness, one feature of European politics is very much the envy of many Asian observers: the continent's institutional and procedural framework.
The Europeans have no choice, politically nor militarily, to stay in Afghanistan once the United States withdraws its combat troops from Afghanistan.