Zhang Bei, Assistant Research Fellow, China Institute of International Studies
Nov 10, 2022
Scholz’s visit helps set the narrative straight. China and Europe should set their own agenda, without the heavy hand of a third party. They should be guided by their hopes for the future, not their fears.
Leonardo Dinic, Advisor to the CroAsia Institute
Jul 29, 2022
There is uncertainty in the relationship between the EU, the U.S. and China due to the EU’s increased dependence on Russian Oil and Chinese goods and markets, amidst the Ukraine war and increased tensions between the U.S., China and Russia.
Zhou Xiaoming, Former Deputy Permanent Representative of China’s Mission to the UN Office in Geneva
Jul 29, 2022
Europe’s interests require that it strongly back the global trading system and establish multilateral independence toward other countries, especially China. Strategically autonomy, however, means the EU must break away from its reliance on Washington.
Wu Baiyi, Former Director of the Institute of European Studies, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
Jul 15, 2022
China stands at a crossroads and will be key in determining whether two camps will take shape. President Xi Jinping’s global development and security initiatives inject confidence into a world industrial scheme that has lost momentum and an international order that has lost stability.
Nicola Casarini, Senior Fellow, Istituto Affari Internazionali
Jun 30, 2022
Europe has taken a strategic stance when it comes to its relationship with the U.S. and with China. While the U.S. has strengthened ties with its European allies to contain China, Europe also supports China’s monetary ambitions regarding the RMB.
Wu Zurong, Research Fellow, China Foundation for Int'l Studies
May 12, 2022
Differences over the rules for world affairs will not be resolved easily and won’t be resolved in favor the U.S. Countries are interdependent, and a divided world serves no one’s best interests.
Sun Chenghao, Fellow, Center for International Security and Strategy, Tsinghua University
May 06, 2022
Economic globalization — with more participants — is in Europe’s interest. Following the lead of the United States and kicking Russia and its allies out of the international system will only cause global fragmentation.
Francesca Ghiretti, Leverhulme Doctoral Fellow, Centre for Grand Strategy, King's College London
May 03, 2022
The EU-China summit seemingly left both sides with a bad taste in their mouths, but it could be the start of a new relationship dynamic between the two powers.
Xiao Bin, Deputy Secretary-general, Center for Shanghai Cooperation Organization Studies, Chinese Association of Social Sciences
Apr 26, 2022
While the United States and its Western allies might wish that China would adopt their position and help to mediate an end to the crisis, China has crafted a stance that conforms to its own interests. It simply doesn’ t have the influence other countries may imagine.
Brian Wong, Assistant Professor in Philosophy, HKU and Rhodes Scholar
Apr 22, 2022
The continuing attacks on Ukraine should be a point where global leaders should be able to align on creating a solution - but outside of a vacuum, tense relations and posturing are getting in the way.