New report: Europe in the face of US-China rivalry
News The European Think-tank Network on China (ETNC) has launched a report on the role of Europe in relation to the US and China, where analyses demonstrate how US unilateralism and Chinese assertiveness have triggered a rethinking of EU’s strategic landscape. Björn Jerdén, head of the UI Asia programme, focuses in a chapter on Sweden in the face of US-Chinese rivalry.
What to Make of the Huawei Debate? 5G Network Security and Technology Dependency in Europe
Publications Should the Chinese tech giant Huawei be allowed to participate in the build-out of the European 5G network or should they be banned? In this new UI Paper, the authors Tim Rühlig and Maja Björk, discuss network security, geopolitics and other options for European countries
Launching: 'The Global China Interview Series’
News In six short films with researchers and experts, China’s global ambitions are explained through interviews and infographics. Learn about the China-Africa relation, climate change, economic factors and human rights issues as well as other aspects of the new Belt and Road Initiative. Throughout the upcoming weeks, we will publish one expert interview every Thursday.
Diplomacy in a Changing World Order: The Role of Strategic Partnerships
Research What does the emergence of an increasing number of so-called “strategic partnerships” mean for the future world order? This paper explores this question through a study of three global actors: China, the USA and the EU.
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Understanding the New Political and Economic Role of China in the Persian Gulf
Events Given China’s growing energy needs, to what extent could Beijing increase its political and military engagement in the Persian Gulf? How would a bigger Chinese footprint affect the region’s relations to the EU, Russia and the United States?