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Taiwan’s Election Creates Opportunities for Europe

With Lai Ching-te, the Taiwanese have elected another DPP president, to the ire of Beijing. For the EU, the election outcome offers a chance to forge closer relations with Taipei.

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Helena Legarda
IPQ
Indo-Pacific Watch
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Germany Needs a Strategy—Grand and Democratic

German leaders have long been reluctant to discuss, let alone set, grand strategy. Now, with the world in flux and the old ways no longer working, Berlin needs to step up and clearly lay out what it wants—and how it plans to get it.

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Roderick Parkes
Florence Schimmel
Benjamin Tallis
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Europe’s Geostrategic Turn

2024 should be the year that sees both Brussels and Berlin start merging geopolitics with strategic thinking.

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Henning Hoff
IPQ
Editorial
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Flirting with Dictatorship

The US presidential election in November will be pivotal for America’s role in the world and the future of US democracy.

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Constanze Stelzenmüller
IPQ
The Wider View
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British Geostrategy and the Defense of Europe

The United Kingdom has not become “unpredictable” or “undependable” as a consequence of Brexit. Rather, its grand strategy suggests a blueprint for containing Russia’s aggression and increasing Europe’s security.

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James Rogers
IPQ
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The EU’s New Anti-Coercion Instrument Will Be a Success if It Isn’t Used

For the first time, the EU has made a nexus between trade policy, which is the European Commission’s domain, and security policy, which still largely rests with the member states. Its Anti-Coercion Instrument is a deterrence tool.

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Kim B. Olsen
Claudia Schmucker
IPQ
Quarterly Concerns
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Resilience at Core of China’s Geostrategic Approach to Europe

Beijing has been centering its dealings with Europe around strategic investments in the continent’s infrastructure. While the EU’s pushback has increased, China is unlikely to lose interest.

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Francesca Ghiretti
IPQ
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What Europe Thinks ... About Geostrategy

The EU is becoming more of a security actor. European publics approve, at least in the abstract.

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Luke Johnson
IPQ
What Europe Thinks ...
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Visible Democracy

The EU’s consensus-driven stumble toward choosing institutional leaders is more democratic than the alternatives.

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Rebecca Christie
IPQ
Brussels Briefing
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Europe’s Geostrategic Awakening

Decades of US protection created a false sense of normative superiority in the EU. It also made Europe lose much of its strategic instincts while facing deep-seated systemic deficiencies. Overcoming those will be the key task for 2024 and beyond.

Author/s
Romana Vlahutin
IPQ
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