Articles on Janka Oertel

China, Europe, and covid-19 headwinds (Commentary)

Janka Oertel - 20 July 2020

China’s attempts to divide Europeans during the crisis, along with its fierce and openly hostile rhetoric targeting the capacity of Western democracy to effectively respond to the health emergency, have served as a wake-up call.

Europe, China, and Hong Kong: Why new red lines will be worth the cost (Commentary)

Janka Oertel - 27 May 2020

The business relationship has long dominated Europe-China relations. But the recent developments in Hong Kong show that Beijing’s increasingly aggressive policies should force a rethink.

Serbia’s coronavirus diplomacy unmasked (Commentary)

Majda Ruge & Janka Oertel - 26 March 2020

The Serbian president has exploited the EU’s internal divisions to insult the bloc and legitimise his policies, as well as his courtship of authoritarian partners.

 

Europe, 5G, and Munich: The China challenge and American mission (Commentary)

Janka Oertel - 18 February 2020

Bipartisan US pressure over China is rubbing Europeans up the wrong way. But the Americans are right that hard choices await.

On 5G, Brussels is up to the job (Commentary)

Janka Oertel - 03 February 2020

The EU’s new 5G toolbox is an important component in strengthening its technological sovereignty – and its array of defence mechanisms vis-à-vis China.

 

Europe and China after Brexit: The 5G question (Commentary)

Janka Oertel - 19 December 2019

A decision looms for Britain on 5G and Huawei. London’s choice will signal whether it wishes to stay close to Europe when dealing with Beijing – or to go its own way.