Welcome! Thanks for visiting. I consider myself a world politics generalist, trying to see the big picture without losing sight of the details. My main areas of interest are geopolitics, Eurasian affairs, and economic power politics. Contact: [email protected]
New report about Alibaba (read)
Analysis: Global Gateway or dead end? (read).
Opinion in Le Monde: Opium War in reverse? (read).
A long interview with Review of Democracy on my latest book and how the West made its authoritarian rivals rich (listen or read).
New book: ‘World Politics Since 1989′, translated as ‘Van muur tot muur: De wereldpolitiek sinds 1989’.
‘This book connects all the dots.’ Geert Mak.
‘Makes a deep impression through its range and analytical sharpness.’ Timothy Garton Ash.