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Out of Illusion, Weakness: Liberalism and Its Blind Spots

Out of Illusion, Weakness: Liberalism and Its Blind Spots

The paradox is that, in order to save liberalism at home, liberal states may have to become more realist in their dealings with the illiberal world beyond.

Soviet Foreign Policy in the Early 1980s: A View from Chinese Sovietology

Soviet Foreign Policy in the Early 1980s: A View from Chinese Sovietology

Chinese Soviet-watchers did not present many vicissitudes of Soviet international manoeuvres; instead, they attempted to adjust their analyses to align with China’s vision of itself and the world.

China in the Post-Hegemonic Middle East: A Wary Dragon?

China in the Post-Hegemonic Middle East: A Wary Dragon?

China’s friendly relations with the governments of the Middle East, its rising influence, and its more assertive foreign policy look set to combine to enable it to play a more substantial role in the region.

Brazilian Foreign Policy under President Bolsonaro: What Should We Expect?

Brazilian Foreign Policy under President Bolsonaro: What Should We Expect?

Brazil is seemingly seeking a greater international presence with Bolsonaro, probably reviewing many of the guidelines that prevailed in the 2000s.

Contesting American Power: Beijing’s Challenge in South China Sea Disputes

Contesting American Power: Beijing’s Challenge in South China Sea Disputes

Chinese militarization of the South China Sea region reflects Beijing’s new found resolve and confidence in undermining American power.

China’s Policy Paper on Latin America and the Caribbean: Ten Years After

China’s Policy Paper on Latin America and the Caribbean: Ten Years After

Despite the geographical distance among China, Taiwan and Latin American countries, the Cross-Strait dispute could have deep implications in the geopolitical arena.

Interview – Tamás Peragovics

Interview – Tamás Peragovics

Tamás Peragovics discusses his PhD research on the normalization process between the US and China, Chinese foreign policy and the Western-centrism of IR.

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With Great Power Comes Great Climate Responsibility

Great powers are assessed with regard to their response and responsibility to limit the negative impact of climate change.

Taiwan’s Democratisation and China’s Quest for Cross-Strait Reunification

Taiwan’s Democratisation and China’s Quest for Cross-Strait Reunification

Taiwan’s democratic consolidation has fundamentally altered cross-strait politics and has reshaped the debate along the lines of national identity.

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2005/11/25 19:12:33.1
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China’s Protracted Securitization of Xinjiang: Origins of a Surveillance State

China’s leadership stepped up repression in Xinjiang by securitzing the Uyghur minority’s religion in a post-9/11 security climate dominated by the war against terror.

Trump’s Foreign Policy Mantra: ‘Whoever Pays For It!’

Trump’s Foreign Policy Mantra: ‘Whoever Pays For It!’

Key strands of Trump’s specific vision to make foreign policy have been fundamentally undermining the American-led liberal world order.

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