Gray Sergeant

Gray Sergeant is a Research Fellow in Indo-Pacific Geopolitics at the Council on Geostrategy. He is also a PhD candidate in the Department of International History at the London School of Economics (LSE). His academic work focuses on British-American diplomatic relations towards the People’s Republic of China during the early Cold War. He previously studied International Relations and History at the LSE before completing a Masters in Chinese Politics at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS). He has spent time in Taiwan, first as a Mandarin language student at National Taiwan University and then as a Human Rights and Democracy Fellow at the Taiwan Foundation for Democracy. He co-founded, and is currently chair of, Hong Kong Watch.

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Slicing away at the status quo: Beijing’s cross-strait strategy

Gray Sergeant analyses how Beijing’s strategy across the Taiwan Strait has evolved since the summer of 2022

Expanding Taiwan’s international participation

Gray Sergeant investigates the barriers to greater international representation for Taiwan and possible ways around them

Britain continues to prioritise the Indo-Pacific

Gray Sergeant analyses the House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee report on Britain’s Indo-Pacific engagement

Taiwan in the Integrated Review Refresh: More than a mention

Gray Sergeant assesses the mention of Taiwan in the Integrated Review ‘refresh’ and the UK’s evolving policy towards the Taiwan Strait

Geopolitics in the Himalayas: Towards a British strategy

Gray Sergeant explores the geopolitics of the Himalayas in the context of the United Kingdom’s ‘tilt’ to the Indo-Pacific region