Populist movements and ongoing crises in Ukraine and Greece reveal a lack of policy consensus among EU members as they consider the union’s prospects for the future.
China’s soft power efforts have achieved sizable gains by enhancing the international community’s knowledge of the country, yet they have also attracted increased scrutiny in recent years.
China’s dramatic rise is reshaping the global order and prompting countries both large and small to reassess how they interact with one another.
Globalization and economic integration are enhancing the influence that stakeholders from Asian countries have in Washington DC.
A clear understanding of China and Greece’s rich cultural heritages is vital to enhancing modern-day people-to-people exchanges and cooperation.
Low oil prices have reduced the material incentives for developing renewable energy technologies, but political interests and public opinion also impact this strategic economic sector.
With China developing sea-based nuclear missiles and the United States bolstering its antisubmarine capabilities, the region needs confidence-building measures to enhance strategic stability.
Official state visits are vital to healthy diplomatic relations, but tourism and exchanges between ordinary citizens also strengthen ties.
By proposing the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank and pledging support for development in Southeast Asia, China will feature heavily in the region’s ongoing growth.
Opposing views on issues like ballistic missile defense and tactical nuclear weapons complicate, but should not preclude, trilateral security cooperation between Washington, Beijing, and Moscow.