Junior Research Fellow
Johannes is a Junior Research Fellow at the Asia Programme of the Stockholm-headquartered Institute for Security and Development Policy (ISDP).
At ISDP’s Strategic Consultancy Unit, he follows geopolitical developments across Eurasia, with his main research interests including EU tech and energy policy and Sino-European relations.
He holds an MSc in International and European Relations and a BA in Political Science and Economics from Linköping University, Sweden, with prior work experience in the public and non-profit sectors.
Languages: English, Swedish
The EU’s response to the Israel-Palestine crisis reveals stark coordination issues and internal divisions, undermining its credibility and influence in international affairs. It has exposed institutional tensions, personality-driven divides, and the challenges inherent in bringing unanimity among its 27 member states on foreign policy issues.
While the price cap appears to be working, it is imperative not to grow overconfident. The smooth rollout is no guarantee against volatility ahead, and a miscalculated escalation could still backfire and worsen the cost-of-living crisis.