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January 11, 2023

China
China’s Failed Influence Efforts in Central and Eastern Europe

Despite significant investment, China's attempts to cultivate influence in Central and Eastern Europe have faltered in recent years.

German Chancellor and Chinese Prime Minister stand beside each other in front of the German and Chinese flags.

November 8, 2022

Democratic Republic of Congo
Dangerous Trends in Eastern Congo

The resurgence of the M23 rebel group in Eastern Congo increases suffering for civilians and heightens international tensions.    

In Goma, North Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo, a man holds a sign with red "Xs" over the faces of the Presidents of Rwanda and Uganda, at a protest in support of FARDC.

October 11, 2022

Ukraine
Ukraine: Conflict at the Crossroads of Europe and Russia

Ukraine’s Westward drift since independence has been countered by the sometimes violent tug of Russia, felt most recently with Putin’s 2022 invasion.

An anti-government protester sits on a monument during clashes with riot police in Kyiv on February 20, 2014.

December 12, 2022

Economics
Biden’s ‘America First’ Economic Policy Threatens Rift With Europe

Europeans consider vast U.S. subsidies for cars, clean energy, and semiconductors a danger to their economies.

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo and European Commission Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager participate in a US-EU Stakeholder Dialogue during the Trade and Technology Council Ministerial Meeting

December 9, 2022

Ukraine
Europe Has to Step Up on Ukraine to Keep the U.S. From Stepping Back

The state visit of French President Emmanuel Macron to Washington was meant to become a demonstration of trans-Atlantic unity. Instead, Macron bluntly warned that U.S. President Joe Biden’s promotion…

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen gives a joint press statement with U.S. President Joe Biden at the U.S. Mission in Brussels, Belgium March 25, 2022.

May 19, 2022

China

April 20, 2021

Europe
COVID-19 and the Threat to Press Freedom in Central and Eastern Europe

Restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic have increased threats to press freedom in the region, raising questions over how to respond.   

September 13, 2022

European Union
The Russia-Ukraine War and Europe’s Energy Bind

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has led European governments to propose bans on Russian oil and gas, but rising energy costs and a lack of alternatives are undermining the effort. Here’s how Europe has …

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April 26, 2022

Democratic Republic of Congo
The EAC’s Challenges in Eastern Congo

The East African Community (EAC) wasted no time in wading into the complex and murky security issues bedeviling its newest member, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The DRC, which is also a member of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) and the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), joined the East African block just weeks ago. Already, the EAC has issued a statement endorsing a largely undefined political process to address insecurity in the DRC and sketching out a plan to deploy a regional joint force to confront recalcitrant actors in Congo’s volatile eastern provinces.

Soldiers wearing camouflage and blue helmets are seeing in front of a white tank. In the background, civilians gather in front of a small house.

December 13, 2022

European Union
The EU Needs Alternatives to Russian Energy. Here’s the Plan.

Europe has long been reliant on Russian natural gas, but the war in Ukraine is forcing governments to look for different energy sources.