Understanding the Czech Approach Towards the Indo-Pacific

This article is part of a series of articles authored by young, aspiring China scholars under the Future CHOICE initiative.  As the Czech Republic prepares to assume the presidency of the Council of the European...

Can Climate Cooperation Buck the Downward Trend in China-EU Relations?

This article is part of a series of articles authored by young, aspiring China scholars under the Future CHOICE initiative. Despite current EU-China tensions, not all areas of cooperation are facing a decline: the EU...

Montenegro’s Growing Distance from China

This article is part of a series of articles authored by young, aspiring China scholars under the Future CHOICE initiative. As Montenegro continues its westward turn in foreign policy, the erstwhile interest in expanding ties...

China Policy to Take a Back Seat after Slovenian Elections

This article is part of a series from CHOICE focusing on the impact of elections across Europe on China policy. On April 24, Slovenians headed to the polls to decide in what many called...

Sino-Slovenian Relations Off to a Rocky Start in 2022

This article is part of both our Election Monitor series focusing on China as a topic in elections across Central and Eastern Europe as well as a series of articles authored by young, aspiring China scholars under...

China’s “Strategic Silence” on the Poland-Belarus Border Crisis

This article is part of a series of articles authored by young, aspiring China scholars under the Future CHOICE initiative. At the beginning of December, Belarusian ruler Alexander Lukashenko signed Directive No.9, a law aimed...

Hungary-China Relations: Is it Time for a Change?

This article is part of a series of articles authored by young, aspiring China scholars under the Future CHOICE initiative. In the past decade, the CEE region has often been singled out for cozy ties...

EU Indo-Pacific Strategy Under the Shadow of the AUKUS

This article is part of a series of articles authored by young, aspiring China scholars under the Future CHOICE initiative. The unveiling of the long-awaited Indo-Pacific strategy by EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell was...

Russia Clouds CEE’s China Temptation: Chinese Views on Nord Stream 2

This article is part of a series of articles authored by young, aspiring China scholars under the Future CHOICE initiative. The recent agreement on the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline reached between the US and ...

After Pelješac, China and Croatia Eye a New Bridge Project

This article is the fourth in a series of articles published under the Future CHOICE initiative. "With great joy I can say that Croatia is connected," Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenković, announced. "We have achieved a...

Does the European Green Deal Really Rely on China?

This article is part of a series of articles authored by young, aspiring China scholars under the Future CHOICE initiative. Still dealing with the heavy blow dealt by the COVID-19 pandemic, the EU has sought...

How China Policy Challenges the German Greens

This article is part of a series of articles authored by young, aspiring China scholars under the Future CHOICE initiative. Despite some recent turbulence, the Greens look set to shake up the German political status...