GTFS: Global Trends and Future Scenarios Index

From Suez to Shanghai: the European Union and Eurasian maritime security


This paper provides an initial foray into the emerging geopolitical situation in the Eurasian coastal zone, and concentrates on the geostrategic activities of China, India, Japan, Russia, South Korea and the United States. This comes at a time when geopolitics has been largely neglected at the European level: the geographic dimension of European foreign and security policy has remained heavily entwined with the security and prosperity of the European Neighbourhood – and parts of Africa.