Tag: #China

Dissecting the Confluence of China and Russia’s Propaganda Efforts in Central Europe

With the war in Ukraine dominating the media headlines, China’s reaction to the Russian invasion has merited close attention. While continuously proclaiming the respect for sovereignty and territorial integrity, the complex nature of the situation, and the...

Voice for CHOICE #18: India’s Geopolitical Conundrums with Jagannath Panda

India has found itself in a difficult position after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Moscow has been a long-standing partner for India in multilateral fora but also in terms of defense cooperation, playing a key role in India’s national security. More...

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...

Backing Russia on Ukraine: China’s Messaging in Central and Eastern Europe

A new CHOICE briefing paper analyzes Chinese messaging on the war in Ukraine targeting nine NATO and EU member states in Central and Eastern Europe, i.e., Bulgaria, Czechia, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Romania. The...

China’s Belt and Road Loses a Notch and Gains a Bump

With the invasion of Ukraine by Russia in full sway, China’s plans to expand trade and fortify transportation ties with Central and Eastern Europe have been thrown into disarray. Yet, even though the Russian war on Ukraine...

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...
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The Ambiguities of Macron’s China Policy

This article is part of a series from CHOICE focusing on the impact of elections across Europe on China policy. On April 24, in front of the Eiffel Tower and a sea of European...

Will China Challenge the US on the Kosovo Issue?

This article was originally published in The Diplomat and is reposted here with the permission of the author with minor changes. On May 7, 1999, during NATO’s Operation Allied Force that put an end...

For Taiwan, China-Friendly Hungary Remains a Key EU Investment Destination

At the end of last year, the European Economic and Trade Office in Taiwan published its EU-Taiwan Relations brochure for the year 2021. One of the statements in the chapter on Taiwanese companies' investment in the EU...

How China Lost Central and Eastern Europe

The article was originally published by Friedrich Naumann Foundation (FNF) in English and German and is republished here with permission. Central and Eastern Europe’s attention is currently fixed on the Russian invasion of Ukraine....

The EU Has the Power to Hold the China-Russia Axis in Check

By providing political support for Russia amidst the invasion of Ukraine, Beijing made itself a notable part of the European security equation – if not directly, then as Moscow's enabler. This new reality was addressed, correctly, with...

Voice for CHOICE #17: Examining EU Indo-Pacific Engagement with Antoine Bondaz

Prior to the invasion of Ukraine by Russia, the Indo-Pacific was one of the most prominent focuses pushed by politicians from Brussels to Berlin and Paris. After France, Germany and the Netherlands released their own strategies for the...