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Luke Patey

Luke Patey is a senior researcher at the Danish Institute for International Studies and Lead Senior Research Fellow at the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies, University of Oxford. He is author of How China Loses: The Pushback Against China’s Global Ambitions (Oxford University Press, 2021) and The New Kings of Crude: China, India, and the Global Struggle for Oil in Sudan…

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Luke Patey is a senior researcher at the Danish Institute for International Studies and Lead Senior Research Fellow at the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies, University of Oxford. He is author of How China Loses: The Pushback Against China’s Global Ambitions (Oxford University Press, 2021) and The New Kings of Crude: China, India, and the Global Struggle for Oil in Sudan and South Sudan (Hurst, 2014).  His work has been published in The New York TimesFinancial TimesThe GuardianThe HinduForeign Affairs and Foreign Policy@LukePatey

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Articles

Tomorrowland

A long line of multinationals are now knocking on India's door. But if there's any chance of them successfully diversifying away from China's highly skilled workforce and well-oiled logistical machine, they'll need to learn from the industries that came before them.

Out of Bounds

With its new outbound investment rule, the U.S. is hoping to stop American capital from facilitating China's technological rise. But will the restrictions undermine the global competitiveness of American industry in the process?

The Japan Model

Japan is two decades ahead of its American and European allies when it comes to 'de-risking' from China. Now, with the 'economic security pioneer' hosting the upcoming G7, many say the West can learn from Tokyo’s prioritization and institutionalization of the issue.

Rare Earth Reshore

The EU desperately wants to 'de-risk' its reliance on China, especially for rare earths — the critical minerals that are essential for today's technologies. But to accomplish that, the EU has to do a lot more than simply dig these minerals out of the ground....

The 5G Fracture

It is business gospel in the West that for a corporation to be globally competitive, it must be competitive in China. But what happens when an international company loses the chance to compete in the world's second largest economy? The Swedish telecommunications giant Ericsson shows...

Confronting Coercion

For years, China's economic coercion was subtle, selective...and wildly successful. But today, with Xi Jinping's more boisterous style, many western democracies are both tired of being bullied and encouraged by the resilience of recent targets of China's ire, such as Canada and Australia. Collective pushback...

Wind Wars

China is running full steam ahead in pursuit of leadership in the 21st century’s most important global industries. Can Europe keep pace?