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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...

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...

Voice for CHOICE #16: Sino-Russian Relations with Filip Šebok and Pavel Havlíček

While opaque statements from Chinese officials and abstentions at the UN have kept Moscow at arm's length amid the invasion of Ukraine, a joint statement by Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping that proclaimed alignment on key issues like Taiwan and NATO still stokes concern...

War in Ukraine Brings Belgrade Closer to Beijing

This article is part of an exclusive new series from CHOICE focusing on China as a topic in elections across Central and Eastern Europe. Russian aggression in Ukraine is not only a defining moment...

China Struggles to Strike a Balance Amid Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

As Russia’s invasion of Ukraine continues, China’s position has been thrust firmly into the spotlight. With the war dragging out longer than anticipated, Beijing finds itself only hemmed further into an increasingly difficult position.

Why Berlin Must Handle its Economic Dependency on China 

This article is part of a series of articles authored by young, aspiring China scholars under the Future CHOICE initiative. Germany's economic vulnerability with regard to China is growing at the same moment that Russia's...

Beijing Could Learn Valuable Lessons from Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

Russia's invasion of Ukraine is forcing China into a complicated and often clumsy diplomatic dance. China has tried to appear neutral in the conflict, for example, by abstaining in key votes on condemning the...

Amid Ukraine Tensions, Moscow and Beijing Grow Closer 

On the sidelines of the Beijing Olympics, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese leader Xi Jinping met for the 38th time, issuing a joint statement that may well become a major milestone in bilateral ties.

Belarus’ Burgeoning Ties with Russia and China

Increasing pressure from Western countries may leave the Lukashenko regime no choice but to embrace a two-pronged strategy. These prongs include deepening defense cooperation with Russia and bolstering economic ties with China. While the...

China Challenge Shapes Europe’s Changing Approach to the Indo-Pacific

For the first time ever, the foreign ministers of the EU-27 will meet 30 of their Indo-Pacific counterparts at a high-level forum in Paris on February 22. This “27+30” event is likely to focus on security and...

What the Global North Doesn’t Understand about Sino-Latin American Relations

On December 1, the mayor of Bogotá, Claudia Lopez, sat down with representatives of the Chinese pharmaceutical company Walvax Biotechnology for talks about setting up a joint operation to produce vaccines in the Colombian capital. Alejandro Gómez,...