In decentralised administrations, projects can succeed at the local level by flying under the radar of national debates.
Unrealistic expectations, over-reliance on state-to-state relations and a shortage of local hi-tech and global brands contribute to low Chinese investment. Manufacturing and services could offer some reprieve.
Building the consensus on humankind’s shared future guided by the CCP with Xi Jinping at its core.
In the face of German and EU opposition, China is trying to redefine its key initiative in CEE.
Great powers in the region increasingly rely on non-military and hybrid methods to ‘win’ wars against opponents.
Diplomacy and corruption in Africa, Australia, Eastern Europe – and the UN
The CEFC debacle as a metaphor for Czech – China relations and the Belt and Road Initiative.
The United Front at work in the Czech Republic.
My country, the Czech Republic, has bent over backwards for President Xi, with little benefit to citizens or the wider economy
Beijing’s diplomatic masterstroke has put former Soviet countries on a collision course with Brussels