Eurasia Group | Charles Dunst


Associate, Global Macro


Global macro politics, China, Southeast Asia

Charles Dunst is an associate with Eurasia Group's Global Macro practice, focusing on Chinese foreign policy and the geopolitics of Southeast Asia and the Indo-Pacific. He is also a visiting scholar at the East-West Center in Washington, an associate at LSE IDEAS at the London School of Economics, and a contributing editor of American Purpose, Francis Fukuyama's new magazine. He regularly publishes in the media and has written opinion articles for The New York Times, The Atlantic, The Washington Post, Foreign Policy, and the Council on Foreign Relations. He holds a master of international relations from the London School of Economics and a bachelor's degree in world politics from Hamilton College.

A former foreign correspondent in Southeast Asia contributing to media including The New York Times, The Atlantic, Foreign Policy, and The Los Angeles Times, Charles reported on topics including US-Southeast Asia relations, Chinese influence in the region, Myanmar's foreign policy, and the Khmer Rouge tribunal. He has also lived in Hungary and reported from Israel and the West Bank, Romania, and Andorra. A steadily improving home chef, Charles especially loves to cook mapo tofu, chicken rendang, and da pan ji.