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Did EU call for warships in the Taiwan Strait fall on deaf ears?

Face it, there's no collective European navy, and individual members don't have the capacity to make a difference in Asia.

Middle East

Saudi-Iran deal exposes EU's waning Middle East influence

Following Washington's lead and failing to keep the nuclear deal alive marginalized key regional players who in turn looked to China.

Can France take on China by itself?

Can France take on China by itself?

Emmanuel Macron's recent visit to Washington highlights the French president's desire to take a more assertive role in the Indo-Pacific.


Europe woos Central Asia as Russia’s appeal wanes

EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell is the latest high-level Western official to visit the region, and Moscow isn't happy.