Publications

Fear and loathing on the New Silk Road: Chinese security in Afghanistan and beyond

by Angela Stanzel - 12th July, 2018

China’s priorities are shifting towards the containment of security threats in its region, and Europe should capitalise on this trend.

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No middle ground: Moving on from the crypto wars

by Stefan Soesanto - 05th July, 2018

The ‘second crypto war’ is in full swing; European governments need to stop trying to defeat encryption and get more sophisticated themselves instead.

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The Trump opportunity: Chinese perceptions of the US administration

by Camille Boullenois, Jiakun Jack Zhang, Melanie Hart, Blaine Johnson, Earl Wang - 20th June, 2018

Four views from our authors on Chinese and Taiwanese views of the roots of Trump's strategy and trade policy, and Chinese blind spots

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The Marib paradox: How one province succeeds in the midst of Yemen’s war

by Adam Baron - 12th June, 2018

The northern province can act as a model for the rest of the country, if international actors, including Europe, learn its lessons.

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Can Europe save the world order?

by Anthony Dworkin, Mark Leonard - 24th May, 2018

The rules-based international order is under threat. The EU should place its defence at the centre of its global strategy.

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Winning the normative war with Russia: An EU-Russia Power Audit

by Kadri Liik - 21st May, 2018

The path to winning the normative war will not go so much through countering Russia as through improving Europe’s resilience and reinvigorating its model

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The Way Back: Brain Drain and Prosperity in the Western Balkans

by Alida Vracic - 09th May, 2018

The EU should do more to promote circular migration as part of their ongoing pursuit of European integration.

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Separation anxiety: European influence at the UN after Brexit

by Richard Gowan - 08th May, 2018

Brexit has the potential to upset European coordination on development and human rights across the UN system.

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Blue China: Navigating the Maritime Silk Road to Europe

by Mathieu Duchâtel and Alexandre Sheldon Duplaix - 23rd April, 2018

China’s Maritime Silk Road project is affecting Europe in vital areas of interest like maritime trade, shipbuilding, and the global reach of the Chinese navy.

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