A Dragon’s Quest in the Balkans. How Beijing is using Long Term Investments to Pursue its Interests/Strategy Into Europe

New Strategy Center is publishing the study „A Dragon’s Quest in the Balkans. How Beijing is using Long Term Investments to Pursue its Interests/Strategy Into Europe”, a topical analysis regarding the involvement and strategic objectives of China in the Balkans. This region represents an important corridor to Europe for Beijing and a long-term strategic opportunity, […]

Assessing the 16+1 Format: A Testing Ground on Europe’s (Inner) Periphery

January 2019 Download PDF: Assessing the 16+1 Format: A Testing Ground For almost a century, the peoples of Central and Eastern Europe gazed towards the West, longing to be part of it. Despite their uncomfortable geographies, despite the prolonged Soviet influence, despite being forcefully separated from their European peers. And after the end of the […]