Geopolitics Programme

Chinese politics in 2024: Indications from the ‘Two Sessions’

Charles Parton investigates the political priorities of the CCP for the rest of 2024 in light of this year’s ‘Two Sessions’

AI power and British strategy

Robert Bassett Cross, Harry Halem and Gabriel Elefteriu present how Britain can best harness the potential of artificial intelligence

China’s National People’s Congress and the economy: Short change

George Magnus investigates the National People’s Congress of 2024 and what it said about the direction of China’s economy

The role of space power in geopolitical competition

Gabriel Elefteriu FRAeS explores the role of space power in geopolitical competition in the 21st century

Taiwan’s 2024 election

Elizabeth Lindley looks at what the main parties competing in the Taiwanese elections seek to achieve and the likely implications of the vote

Taiwan: The facts of history versus Beijing’s myths

Gerrit van der Wees demystifies Taiwan’s complex history and debunks Beijing’s incessant propaganda points and myths

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

How Australia ‘positions’ the United Kingdom

Patrick Triglavcanin investigates the contemporary Australia-UK relationship and its historical foundations

The ‘People’s War on Terror’ in Xinjiang: A model for China?

Dr Hannah Theaker investigates the roots and future of repression in Xinjiang conducted by the Chinese Communist Party

De-dollarisation would upend the global economy

George Magnus argues that the US dollar will remain the world’s dominant currency for the foreseeable future