Thomas Eder

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Thomas S. Eder is a Senior Research Associate at the Mercator Institute for China Studies (MERICS) in Berlin. He is about to defend his PhD thesis on China and international adjudication at the International Law and International Relations Department of the University of Vienna.

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China leans in on international adjudication: Why Beijing’s answer to defeat will be more forceful engagement

This year China might suffer the third in a string of stinging defeats at international tribunals that would then cover trade, investment, and law of the sea matters. Contrary to persistent expectations in some policy circles, China’s leaders will not opt for withdrawal. They have resolved to make existing mechanisms work for China, and shape global governance by…

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