Leveling the Playing Field

Countering China Requires Coherently Integrated Actions By Heino Klinck, former U.S. deputy assistant secretary of defense for East Asia, and Michael Ryan, former U.S. deputy assistant secretary of defense for European and NATO policy…

China in the Balkans

Countering Beijing's Regional Influence By Dr. Valbona Zeneli, Marshall Center professor, and Fatjona Mejdini, Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime China’s footprint in the Western Balkans has significantly…

Following China’s Lead?

Beijing’s Influence in Europe By Theresa Fallon, director, Centre for Russia Europe Asia Studies China’s sway over Europe has sometimes been very visible. For instance, in 2018, European countries bathed the Eiffel Tower in…

Countering China

How to Combat Beijing’s Malign Economic Influence By Jan Famfollet and Jakub Janda, European Values Center for Security Policy Many countries around the world and particularly in Europe have recently experienced the effects of…

Turkey-China Relations

Economic Needs and Global Desires By Dr. Cüneyt Gürer, Marshall Center professor Photos by The Associated Press When thinking about China’s engagement in Europe, it is important to consider how Turkey plays into the strategic…

War by Narrative?

European Countermeasures Against Chinese Influence Operations By Dr. habil May-Britt U. Stumbaum, team leader for Project Asia Pacific Security at the Bundeswehr Universität Munich, and Susanne Kamerling, associate fellow at the research…

China’s Profile in Europe

Applying the Hybrid Threat Model By Janne Jokinen, deputy director of the Community of Interest on Hybrid Influence at the European Centre of Excellence for Countering Hybrid Threats The Russian invasion and occupation of…

Higher Education and Security in Hungary

The Implications of Opening Access to China By Anne Clary, Ph.D. candidate at the Graduate School of Politics at Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität in Münster, Germany In May 2021, Hungary announced plans to open a branch of…

Eu Solidarity Faces a Major Test

China’s Economic Coercion Campaign Against Lithuania By W. Brent Christensen, senior policy advisor, Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies On November 18, 2021, Taiwan opened the Taiwanese Representative…

For China, Europe is a Game of ‘Go’

By Joseph Vann, Marshall Center professor Photos by The Associated Press If one were to look at the current depth and breadth of Chinese engagement activity in Europe — meaning its economic, scientific, cultural, political,…