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The Real Trouble With China’s Belt and Road
May 11, 2017
The Real Trouble With China’s Belt and Road
Though Beijing has made inroads in addressing some concerns, the true structural challenges for the initiative remain. 
The Real Trouble With China’s Belt and Road
China's Road to Closer Ties With Russia
August 03, 2016
China's Road to Closer Ties With Russia
Beijing's One Belt, One Road (OBOR) initiative appears to be an important part of its burgeoning ties with Moscow.
China's Road to Closer Ties With Russia
The South China Sea Won't Stop China-ASEAN Economic Ties
July 07, 2016
The South China Sea Won't Stop China-ASEAN Economic Ties
The South China Sea issue will not stop China-ASEAN trade -- or cooperation on the "Belt and Road."
The South China Sea Won't Stop China-ASEAN Economic Ties
Can China Jump-Start Its Maritime Silk Road in 2016?
February 12, 2016
Can China Jump-Start Its Maritime Silk Road in 2016?
A Chinese official mentions plans for the MSR in 2016 -- but nothing truly new.
Can China Jump-Start Its Maritime Silk Road in 2016?
China Has 'Reached Consensus' With Djibouti on Military Base
January 23, 2016
China Has 'Reached Consensus' With Djibouti on Military Base
In addition to moving forward on a new military facility, China seals a series of trade deals with Djibouti.
China Has 'Reached Consensus' With Djibouti on Military Base
Deterring Chinese Coercion in the South China Sea
January 17, 2016
Deterring Chinese Coercion in the South China Sea
What steps should the U.S. take next?
Deterring Chinese Coercion in the South China Sea
Is China's 'Belt and Road' a Strategy?
December 16, 2015
Is China's 'Belt and Road' a Strategy?
When is a strategy not a strategy?
Is China's 'Belt and Road' a Strategy?
Is China's Maritime Silk Road A Military Strategy?
December 08, 2015
Is China's Maritime Silk Road A Military Strategy?
The initiative may have a strong military dimension too.
Is China's Maritime Silk Road A Military Strategy?
Is This China’s Eurasian Century?
October 10, 2015
Is This China’s Eurasian Century?
China's response to the U.S. pivot to Asia -- a "march west" -- faces serious hurdles.
Is This China’s Eurasian Century?
ASEAN's Economic Future
September 25, 2015
ASEAN's Economic Future
ASEAN's economic future and the implications of the AEC, the TPP, and China's economic slowdown.
ASEAN's Economic Future
India's New Opportunity to Lead South Asia
July 10, 2015
India's New Opportunity to Lead South Asia
The Modi government should look at China's 'One Belt, One Road' initiative from a broader perspective.
India's New Opportunity to Lead South Asia
Why India Should Join China's New Maritime Silk Road
July 03, 2015
Why India Should Join China's New Maritime Silk Road
India cannot miss out on this opportunity.
Why India Should Join China's New Maritime Silk Road
ASEAN's Connectivity Challenge
June 27, 2015
ASEAN's Connectivity Challenge
The organization's quest for greater cohesiveness is central to its regional role.
ASEAN's Connectivity Challenge
The Trouble With China's 'One Belt One Road' Strategy
June 26, 2015
The Trouble With China's 'One Belt One Road' Strategy
The 'One Belt, One Road' strategy risks exacerbating China's economic imbalances.
The Trouble With China's 'One Belt One Road' Strategy
China’s Maritime Silk Road Gamble
April 22, 2015
China’s Maritime Silk Road Gamble
The MSR is designed to pacify neighboring countries threatened by China’s territorial claims, but will it work?
China’s Maritime Silk Road Gamble
How China Seeks to Shape Its Neighborhood
April 10, 2015
How China Seeks to Shape Its Neighborhood
China trades U.S. relations for 'peripheral diplomacy' in its foreign policy priority list.
How China Seeks to Shape Its Neighborhood
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