Olaf Böhnke

Circle of Friends

About Olaf Böhnke

Olaf Böhnke works since many years in the field of European foreign and security policy and is a member of the Circle of Friends of the Progressives Zentrum. Since September 2015 he is managing director of the European China Policy Unit (ECPU) at the Mercator Institute for China Studies (MERICS). Prior to this position, he was head of the Berlin office of the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR), European foreign and security policy advisor to MP Dietmar Nietan, and Middle East-Program Director of the Aspen Institute Germany. He is a frequent commentator for mediaoutlets like Al-Jazeera, BBC, Deutsche Welle, The Economist, DIE ZEIT, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, The Guardian, CCTV or ZDF.

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