Jun 10, 2021
Montenegro has become a geopolitical flashpoint for China, the United States, Europe and Russia. As the small Balkan nation reckons with debt, security, and geopolitics, Montenegrin leaders must be prudent with how they handle relations with their larger counterparts.
Jun 10, 2021
Europe recently failed to ratify the Comprehensive Agreement on Investment (CAI), signaling hesitations in its trade relationship with Beijing. Instead Europe aligned itself with Washington’s efforts to counter China’s global influence.
Apr 28, 2021
Many Central and Eastern European countries are re-considering their geopolitical relationships as China becomes more involved in the region. How might a more balanced and neutral foreign policy change Croatia’s economic and political fate?
Apr 17, 2021
While President Biden declares to U.S. allies that 'America is back,' democracies worldwide find themselves unsure how to emerge from the coronavirus pandemic.
Apr 08, 2021
Serbia’s willingness to receive a mountain of Chinese Sinopharm vaccines, as well as Russian and Western doses has made it one of the most well vaccinated countries in the world.
Mar 16, 2021
Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's final days in power saw him apply pressure to Beijing on sensitive issues. It is likely that President Biden will expand and refine Donald Trump's China policy to include additional economic and humanitarian demands.
Mar 11, 2021
European foreign policy often mirrors Washington’s global ambitions. As China’s economic influence strengthens, the Biden administration must consider a new foreign policy to unite the United States and its European partners.
Mar 03, 2021
The Trump administration’s weaponization of the U.S. dollar pushed other countries to reconsider their dependence on the currency in global markets. China and Russia may plan to insulate themselves from dollar instability by pursuing the ‘de-dollarization’ of international trade.
Feb 08, 2021
By relying on a foreign policy rooted in pragmaticism and innovation, Biden can strengthen alliances and cooperate with a Europe that is increasingly more divided.
Feb 02, 2021
The Trump administration’s China policy heavily affected the global technology ecosystem by targeting Huawei and creating barriers for the sale and trade of important computer chips. However, by pressuring China and its tech firms, the U.S. incentivized China to pursue a greater degree of self-sufficiency.