Asia: Publications

Policy Brief

The new China consensus: How Europe is growing wary of Beijing

Janka Oertel - 7 September, 2020

In its remaining months, the German Council presidency could use this momentum to create institutional structures to improve the EU’s capacity to act.

Policy Brief

The meaning of systemic rivalry: Europe and China beyond the pandemic

Andrew Small - 13 May, 2020

The crisis is intensifying demands for Europe to puts its China policy on a more open, accountable, and values-based footing

Policy Brief

China’s great game in the Middle East

Camille Lons (project editor), Jonathan Fulton, Degang Sun, Naser Al-Tamimi - 21 October, 2019

Europeans should monitor China’s influence on regional stability and political dynamics, especially in relation to surveillance technology and arms sales

China Analysis

The China dream goes digital: Technology in the age of Xi

Francois Godement, Angela Stanzel, Marcin Przychodniak, Katja Drinhausen, Adam Knight, Elsa B Kania - 25 October, 2018

Policy Brief

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

Angela Stanzel - 12 July, 2018

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

China Analysis

The Trump opportunity: Chinese perceptions of the US administration

Camille Boullenois, Jiakun Jack Zhang, Melanie Hart, Blaine Johnson, Earl Wang - 20 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

Policy Brief

Blue China: Navigating the Maritime Silk Road to Europe

Mathieu Duchâtel and Alexandre Sheldon Duplaix - 23 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.

China Analysis

The United Nations of China: A vision of the world order

François Godement, Moritz Rudolf, Marc Julienne,
Marie-Hélène Schwoob & Kata Isenring-Szabó - 12 April, 2018

China has already brought the world “Socialism with Chinese characteristics”. Will its next goal be a “United Nations with Chinese characteristics”?

China Analysis

China’s “New Era” with Xi Jinping characteristics

Angela Stanzel, Heike Holbig, Jean Christopher Mittelstaedt, Yevgen Sautin & Jérôme Doyon - 15 December, 2017

The meaning of the Chinese "new era" is tied to Xi Jinping. This publication explores how much his increased ideological control is changing China.

Power Audit

China at the gates: A new power audit of EU-China relations

François Godement, Abigaël Vasselier - 1 December, 2017

Europeans should adopt more realist positions vis-à-vis China, to defend their own interests and urgently restore balance in the relationship.