The real eastern partnership?
China is investing heavily in central Europe, which could have major repercussions for the rest of Europe and the US
Appeared in print on 18.10.2012
Go to a conference anywhere between the Baltic and the Black seas and the agenda can seem like Groundhog Day. Worries abound: about the European Union’s clout and coherence, about NATO (ditto), about the Eastern Partnership (defunct in all but name), about Russia, about American disengagement from Europe (how soon, how far?), about the eurozone crisis. The questions have barely changed in five years. And the answers are as elusive as ever.