Since 2016, the EU has moved forward with a Global Strategy centered around a Common Annual Review of Defense (CARD), a European Defense Fund (EDF), and a Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO) agreement. European Union leaders are working to deepen integration
YCW's Berlin chapter launched in the spring of 2015. Located in one of Europe's most influential capitals where politics, business and media intersect, YCW Berlin is poised to tap into a growing German and international community seeking to discuss and understand more about leading issues impacting China today. Events will be held in English and German.
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In recent years Cross-Strait relations have worsened and there seems to be no prospect to reopen formal cross-Strait channels of dialogue since they were cut in June 2016. China suspects that Taiwan’s president Tsai Ing-wen aims to push for the
What to expect from relations between China and India in the 21st century? Over the past few decades, China and India have managed to push their disputes into the background in order to cooperate with each other. The two countries
Given China’s increasing influence across the globe, understanding its ideas and actions is more important than ever. But how, as researchers, can we grasp contemporary China. And once we do, how do we convey this knowledge to others? In an
An old communist joke has it that Marxists can tell the future but find the past more difficult to predict. One-party states constantly rewrite their own history, if only because it legitimises the present. Frank Dikötter will discuss one of