Two years have passed since the opening of the Taiwanese Representative Office in Vilnius and the boiling point of the Sino–Lithuanian conflict that followed. On the surface, Lithuania’s rather firm stance and resistance amidst an authoritarian country’s pressure and qualitatively novel economic statecraft can be treated as a success story, in which it managed to emerge rather unscathed while also helping others realize that China is willing to use all leverages at its disposal to punish.
Indo-Pacific interaction with our region is not only about economic diversification but also about strengthening political influence. These and other related issues are at the heart of the Indo-Pacific Programme. We invite you to read the latest publications by our analysts or to contact us if you have specific questions.