Heine Comments on Chinese Foreign Policy and Global Impact
Ambassador Heine joined a panel of global experts to discuss how recent remarks by the Chinese Foreign Minister were received in the Global South and how China’s foreign policy may impact global economics.
Heine Offers Comments on Upcoming IDB Presidential Election
“It is essential that [the Inter-American Development Bank] resume its task of promoting the development of Latin America and not become a foreign policy tool for the United States.”
Heine Co-Authors Journal Article on Active Non-Alignment
“For Latin America, siding with neither Washington nor Beijing provides a useful road map in a turbulent world. It also opens the possibility of defining a common position for the integration that the region so badly needs.”
Garčević & Storella Join Panel on Russian Foreign Policy in the 1990s
All speakers agreed that in the first half of the 1990s, Russia acted as a world power that harmonized its interests with the other powers and shared the responsibility for global peace and order. However, Garčević noted that as time went on, the feeling grew among the Russian hardliners that this policy didn’t bear fruits.
Ye Interviewed on China’s Foreign Policy Strategy
“In short, Xi’s third term will continue its unyielding posture when facing the U.S.-allied opposition…But meanwhile, it will be more active to pursue fragmented collaboration that benefits China’s domestic agenda and global public goods.”
Najam Interviewed on Evolving State of U.S.-Pakistan Relations
Given the complexities of both countries, including the domestic compulsions on both sides, Najam argues that we should not try to assess U.S.-Pakistan relations episodically but should see them as a continuum of necessary adjustments on both sides.
Miller Publishes Blog on Shinzo Abe’s Impact on Japan-India Relations
“The evidence that [Shinzo Abe] personally played a role in strengthening the Japan-India relationship is strong. He was indeed, as Prime Minister Modi wrote, ‘a champion of India-Japan friendship.'”
Heine Quoted on Resurgence and Future of Non-Alignment Movement
Ambassador Heine comments on the new non-alignment movement, how it was born out of pragmatism and China’s growing global influence, as well as what it means for the future of the global order.
Heine Argues for Change in U.S. Policy Towards Latin America
“The fact that a mere 23 leaders showed up…for the IX Summit of the Americas, whereas 34 attended the 2015 summit in Panama, is the best indicator of the failure of the Biden administration’s policy towards Latin America.”
Heine Interviewed on IX Summit of the Americas
During his interview, Ambassador Heine elaborates on some of the key items on the Summit’s agenda and on the fallout of so many heads of state and government from the hemisphere skipping the meeting.
Gallagher Argues for Global Financial Support of Green Economic Recoveries
As stated in his latest book, Professor Gallagher calls on the IMF and World Bank to abandon austerity requirements and cooperate with other development banks to boost worldwide financing for just green transitions to the tune of hundreds of billions of dollars.
Garčević Addresses Shortcomings of Montenegro’s Diplomacy In New Policy Paper
Ambassador Garčević argues for the adoption of a new national foreign policy strategy that envisages the creation of a flexible, professional, cost-effective, and depoliticized foreign service.
Hare Describes How Putin’s Foreign Policy Has Alienated Allies
“Putin has shown – particularly to China – that he is obsessed with restoring Russian control over Ukraine even if it means threatening the interests and good will of his allies and friends.”
Storella Comments on China’s Pragmatic Foreign Policy Strategy
“Beijing’s long-term strategic calculus on Russia likely will not change and Beijing will apply the same strategic patience, lack of remorse, and ultimate flexibility to Russia that has served it in the past.”
Miller Publishes Op-Ed on India’s Nonalignment Amid Crisis in Ukraine
“New Delhi is uniquely positioned not just to shore up its own geopolitical position but also to prevent a deeply destabilizing and extremely violent conflict. India’s alternative, trying to avoid the crisis in order to maintain ‘strategic autonomy,’ won’t wash.”
Shifrinson Co-Authors Op-Ed on Global Crisis Generation
“Highly committed states, however weak, will do what they need to do to be heard and to be taken seriously when the stakes for them are perceived to be high, even existential.”
Ye Participates in Panel Exploring Foreign Policy of Great Powers
Drawing from a recent edition of the “Journal of East Asian Studies” that she co-edited, Professor Ye offered insights into China’s foreign policy and how it interacts with other great powers.
Lukes and Ye Offer Insight into Future U.S. Relations with China and Russia
Professors Lukes and Ye provide insight into the United States’ relationship with China and Russia in 2022, whether relations will improve or deteriorate, as well as opportunities for cooperation.
Heine Interviewed on Active Non-Alignment for Latin America
“If Latin American countries are strategic, Heine said, they can use both continued Chinese investments and potential new U.S. funding to boost their recoveries during what remains a devastating economic crisis.”
Garčević Interviewed on Issues Facing Serbia and the Balkans
Across multiple interviews, Ambassador Garčević discusses issues facing Serbia including the role of the U.S. and EU in the region, Russia and the Balkans, as well as the country’s military expansion and how that is perceived by others in the region.