While some are frustrated by Scholz's cautious rhetoric and body language regarding Ukraine, others believe that he is willing "to go all in if necessary.”
For Alan Crawford's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:
Away from the business of trade that Hamburg has thrived on for centuries, the tighter embrace of China is stirring concerns.
The perennial issue of housing costs has become one of acute housing inequality, and an entire generation is at risk of being left behind.
The Interuniversity Microelectronics Center may be Belgium’s best-kept secret, but it’s in global demand for its work on the future of computer chips.
Taiwan’s predicament illustrates its strategic yet vulnerable position at the confluence of U.S.-China tensions.
Angela Merkel’s departure after some 16 years as chancellor brings into play not simply the direction of Europe’s biggest economy, but the balance of power on the continent.
The Xinjiang controversy adds to a wider standoff between China and the U.S. and its allies that took root under Donald Trump.
With carmakers including Volkswagen, Ford and Toyota forced to halt production and idle plants, Taiwan’s importance has suddenly become too big to ignore.
If there’s one thing that foretold the City of London’s ambition to become the epicenter of finance it was the founding of the Royal Exchange almost 500 years ago. The driving force behind the U.K. capital’s first purpose-built center for trading stocks was Sir Thomas ...
U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May faces a daunting array of demands from European Union nations when the time comes to negotiate Britain's relationship with the bloc, an analysis of the 27 other members shows. The survey — based on responses from ministries, public comments from ...