Europe relations



E.U. Targets China for Disinformation Campaigns

When the coronavirus virus was first discovered in Wuhan in December, Chinese authorities immediately acted to censor independent news and information about the virus and its potential threat. In subsequent months, as the virus...

Who Defines the ‘International Community’?

At The Diplomat, Frank Ching describes China’s efforts to redefine the concept of “international community”, which it sees as another rhetorical cudgel in the hands of the West. China’s position was disclosed on September 1,...

China Focus Comes at a Cost for Germany

Following chancellor Angela Merkel’s visit to Beijing last week, Judy Dempsey warns at The New York Times that Germany’s booming trade with China may be a double-edged sword: As the crisis drags down most European...

China and Merkel do Diplomatic Euro Debt Dance

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is in China, sowing potentially advantageous diplomatic relations in the midst of the EU’s current economic situation. An article from NBC News’ Behind the Wall explains how, in...

G20: Economy Rescue Trumps Panda Loan

At the G20 summit in Cannes last week, many a hopeful eye was cast towards China. In the midst of a serious economic crisis and after the US firmly stated that IMF funds are off limits, European finance ministers and leaders...

Eurozone Crisis, China and The Begging Bowl

With Europe turning to China to bolster its bailout fund, the BBC News Magazine examines the shift in global power over the past century and assesses the impact of European dependence on Chinese capital going forward: In October...



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