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22.10.2021 | New Geopolitics of Asia | News

Security at the core: AUKUS in the Indo-Pacific

The announcement of AUKUS consolidates a security-led conception of the Indo-Pacific over more prosperity-focused ideas championed for example by the…


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19.10.2021 | New Geopolitics of Asia | News

The Philippines in the New Geopolitics of Asia

Southeast Asia’s second most populous country is a flashpoint in the new geopolitics and geoeconomics of Asia. Filipino thought leaders and change…


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15.10.2021 | New Geopolitics of Asia | News

Between a rock and a hard place: ASEAN, AUKUS and the EU Indo-Pacific Strategy

Most ASEAN countries are rather reluctant to choose sides in the intensifying geopolitical rivalry between China and the United States. There is a…


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Unpacked with Prof Jae-Seung Lee | Ep. 18

South Korea walks on a geopolitical tightrope, positioned between the United States, its long-standing ally, and China, its most important trade…


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11.10.2021 | New Geopolitics of Asia | News

Regional Lab: Systemic Implications of the COVID-19 Crisis

The pandemic has not only led to considerable losses in terms of health on a global scale but also caused unprecedented damage to the global economy…


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08.10.2021 | New Geopolitics of Asia | News

Of opportunities and renewed divisions: AUKUS, India and the EU

A European Indo-Pacific strategy that widens options for the regional actors is welcomed by New Delhi. The same can be said of AUKUS though explicit…


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Unpacked with Sharon Seah | Ep. 17

As a predominantly archipelagic region, Southeast Asia is disproportionately threatened by the potential consequences of climate change. Sharon Seah,…


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27.09.2021 | New Geopolitics of Asia | Vlog

Unpacked with Prof Dr Pham Quang Minh | Ep 16

Vietnam plays a key role in the evolving geopolitics of Asia. Professor Pham Quang Minh, former dean of the University of Social Sciences and…


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Dr Steven Blockmans | New Geopolitics of Asia | Publication

The EU’s new trade policy

An analysis of the EU’s new take on trade, asking how the concept of open strategic autonomy should be understood, which policy areas are most likely…


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Unpacked with Dr Janka Oertel | Ep. 15

The European Union needs to take its own agency seriously to be able to effectively handle the new geopolitical challenges that are emerging in Asia.…


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Unpacked with Dingding Chen | Ep. 14

Scholars in China largely view the Indo-Pacific as a concept of the United States and its allies, with a preponderance of the geopolitical aspect. It…


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Unpacked with Min Zin | Ep. 13

The EU has been a strong development partner for Myanmar. In the aftermath of the military coup, Min Zin, Executive Director, Institute for Strategy…


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Asia’s New Geopolitics of Artificial Intelligence and Technology

As geopolitical rivalry intensifies in both traditional and non-traditional domains, leadership around AI, emerging technologies and the increased…


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Unpacked with Bernd Lange | Ep. 12

The EU’s policy in the Indo-Pacific is guided by trade and economic considerations and must put the emphasis on sustainability, workers’ rights and…


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Unpacked with Dr Mendee Jargalsaikhan | Ep. 11

Situated between two great powers, China and Russia, and sharing many of the EU’s fundamental values, Mongolia appears to be a natural partner for…


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Unpacked with Charmaine Willoughby | Ep. 10

The Philippines are caught in the midst of the US-China rivalry. To navigate through it, Dr Charmaine Willoughby, Associate Professor of International…


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Unpacked with Dr Pramod Jaiswal | Ep. 9

The EU has been a valuable development partner of Nepal and has contributed to several development projects along with promoting bilateral trade. Dr…


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Unpacked with Steven Blockmans | Ep. 8

“What happens in the Indo-Pacific does not stay in the Indo-Pacific”, stresses Dr Steven Blockmans, Research Director at the Centre for European…


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Unpacked with Hervé Lemahieu

“Australia needs allies and partners if it hopes to revitalize and strengthen the international rules-based order. That is where Europe offers the…


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Unpacked with Dr M Abu Eusuf

“In the aftermath of COVID, we may also see the rise of new leaders in supply chains”, says Dr M Abu Eusuf, Professor at the University of Dhaka and…


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Unpacked with Dr Yeo Lay Hwee

Singapore and the EU enjoy a strong partnership on several fronts, including on the economic front as well as in promoting multilateralism. Dr Yeo Lay…


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The New Geopolitics of Asia

A year and a half into the pandemic, the systemic implications of the crisis are engendering major shifts and, some will argue, sowed the seeds for…


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Unpacked with Dr Thitinan Pongsudhirak

The ASEAN region is in the spotlight of the evolving US-China rivalry. What role does the EU play in the region and Thailand in particular? Dr…


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Unpacked with Liew Chin Tong

Why is Malaysia wary of the term Indo-Pacific? Liew Chin Tong, Malaysian Senator and former Deputy Defence Minister, gives us a glimpse of what the…


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Unpacked with Prof C Raja Mohan

“The EU has a big role in structuring a new, more secure and more stable order in the Indo-Pacific”, says Prof C Raja Mohan, Director of the Institute…


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Unpacked with Ambassador Barbara Plinkert

In our first episode, Barbara Plinkert, Ambassador of the EU to Singapore, shares her perspectives on why the EU needs a strategy for the region and…


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Between superpowers: Small and landlocked states in Asia

Small and landlocked states have their own unique set of challenges, but also opportunities, especially when caught in the midst of global power…


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12.05.2021 | New Geopolitics of Asia | News

The New Geopolitics of Eurasia

Greater Eurasia has always been subject to great power rivalries. A new map by FES puts the often-confusing multitude of smaller clashes, economic…


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29.07.2020 | New Geopolitics of Asia, Cross-cutting regional issues | Coronabrief

Geopolitical headwinds under and beyond COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has accentuated patterns of bilateral acrimony and geopolitical rivalry. The United States and China are missing a critical…


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08.07.2020 | New Geopolitics of Asia, COVID-19 on East Asia | Coronabrief

Tough choices in a tough neighborhood: Challenges and opportunities for the two Koreas

Buffeted by domestic difficulties and degradation of the international context at both global and regional levels, South and North Korea are already…


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03.07.2020 | New Geopolitics of Asia, COVID-19 on East Asia | Coronabrief

Mongolia’s diplomacy amidst the pandemic and geopolitical rivalries

Rising geopolitical tensions and the COVID-19 pandemic constitute a major challenge for Mongolia’s multilateral and regional initiatives. To avoid…


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23.06.2020 | New Geopolitics of Asia, COVID-19 on South Asia | Coronabrief

Geopolitics and Nepal’s future after the pandemic

Nepal’s foreign and security policy is traditionally characterized by a balancing act between India, China and the United States. The geopolitical…


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22.06.2020 | New Geopolitics of Asia, COVID-19 on South Asia | Coronabrief

India's changing geopolitics in post-COVID Asia

The bloody clashes in the high Himalayas between Indian and Chinese soldiers in mid-June add yet another dimension to the unfolding geopolitical churn…


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