Much like in the Czech Republic, CEFC in Georgia touted investments that never came, and coopted local political elites – with the help of some colorful characters.
Interview with Magnus Fiskesjö, Associate Professor of Anthropology at Cornell University and former Director of the Stockholm Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities.
“Terror capitalism” and digital dictatorship are attempting to eliminate a whole culture before our eyes.
Repurposing the parliamentary system through party donations.
Xi Jinping’s China considers Uyghur minds as its enemy and has resolved to forcefully indoctrinate them with official values and beliefs.
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.