King’s College London, War Studies
May 08, 2021
The EU’s Strategy for Cooperation in the Indo-Pacific calls for a “meaningful European naval presence in the region.” What does it mean for vested parties in the South China Sea?
Dec 28, 2020
Biden has hinted that economic policy will be key to his administration’s approach to China. Industrial policy, a return to multilateralism, and coordination with allies will be used to pressure China to implement change in its domestic and international economic practice.
Dec 04, 2020
The 2020 US Presidential Elections and the vitriol that has followed has shown that cleavages are aplenty in U.S. politics and reflect a degree of tribalism and
Sep 07, 2020
The Japanese Prime Minister’s surprise resignation may affect Japan’s handling of its two most important bilateral relations, Japan-China and Japan-US relations.
Aug 26, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has cemented the US-China “Cold War”, as evidenced by the US government communication efforts against China, with both domestic and international audiences in mind.
Jul 21, 2020
Japan’s decision to scrap an expensive land-based missile defense system coincides with an important rethink of its security strategy, in favor of offensive capabilities.
Jul 06, 2020
The Abe government welcomed and fostered the US rethink on its China policy, but the COVID-19 crisis, along with the 2020 presidential elections, have accelerated and deepened Washington’s China pushback. Where will Japan situate itself between these two powers?
Jun 05, 2020
The pandemic has accelerated the US pushback against China across the military, economic, and communication dimensions to new heights. There are serious risks of a US-China race to the bottom.
Oct 10, 2019
The United States-China trade war will make us all poorer and exacerbate the risks of war.
Jun 03, 2019
The latest escalation in US-China economic frictions points at worrisome trends. In the short run, US allies may benefit from US-China economic tensions, but serious dangers lie ahead.