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Rise of the Redback: Internationalizing the Chinese Renminbi
September 16, 2017
Rise of the Redback: Internationalizing the Chinese Renminbi
Beijing’s plans to internationalize the RMB haven't come to fruition; the Belt and Road Initiative may help finally make gains.
Rise of the Redback: Internationalizing the Chinese Renminbi
China and India: The Roots of Hostility
September 12, 2017
China and India: The Roots of Hostility
Beijing and New Delhi's rivalry has deep roots.
China and India: The Roots of Hostility
Who Benefits From China’s Belt and Road in the Arctic?
September 12, 2017
Who Benefits From China’s Belt and Road in the Arctic?
The Arctic implications of China's Belt and Road Initiative merit serious consideration.
Who Benefits From China’s Belt and Road in the Arctic?
The Soft Power Limits of Chinese Theravada Buddhism
August 15, 2017
The Soft Power Limits of Chinese Theravada Buddhism
Chinese Theravada Buddhism is in no position to serve as a tool of soft power for the state.
The Soft Power Limits of Chinese Theravada Buddhism
China and Russia in Central Asia: Rivalries and Resonance
July 27, 2017
China and Russia in Central Asia: Rivalries and Resonance
Finding the balance in the long-term between rivalry and resonance may be difficult for Beijing and Moscow.
China and Russia in Central Asia: Rivalries and Resonance
China's Belt and Road Comes to Nepal
July 21, 2017
China's Belt and Road Comes to Nepal
The Belt and Road could help Nepal reduce its economic dependence on India.
China's Belt and Road Comes to Nepal
Russian Railpolitick and China’s Belt and Road
July 06, 2017
Russian Railpolitick and China’s Belt and Road
Russian economic policies and infighting with its neighbors impact China’s ambitions.
Russian Railpolitick and China’s Belt and Road
China’s Lianyungang: A Hub Waiting to be Born
July 06, 2017
China’s Lianyungang: A Hub Waiting to be Born
One Belt, One Road and many hopes for China’s regions and cities.
China’s Lianyungang: A Hub Waiting to be Born
China Gives Belarus New Armored Vehicles
June 29, 2017
China Gives Belarus New Armored Vehicles
Beijing doles out a new round of military technical assistance to Minsk.
China Gives Belarus New Armored Vehicles
The Real Lesson in Thailand’s Struggle With a China Rail Project
June 21, 2017
The Real Lesson in Thailand’s Struggle With a China Rail Project
A recent controversy offers a cautionary tale with respect to large-scale infrastructure projects.
The Real Lesson in Thailand’s Struggle With a China Rail Project
<em>Kung Fu Yoga</em>: A Chinese-Indian Soft Power Romance
June 01, 2017
Kung Fu Yoga: A Chinese-Indian Soft Power Romance
The movie is also a promotional feature for One Belt, One Road.
Kung Fu Yoga: A Chinese-Indian Soft Power Romance
3 Reasons Why the US Should Join China's Belt and Road Initiative
May 25, 2017
3 Reasons Why the US Should Join China's Belt and Road Initiative
Simpy put, it is in the U.S. national interest to participate in the Belt and Road Initiative.
3 Reasons Why the US Should Join China's Belt and Road Initiative
Why Is Australia Dragging Its Feet on China's Belt and Road?
May 19, 2017
Why Is Australia Dragging Its Feet on China's Belt and Road?
Geostrategic concerns about the Belt and Road are overblown. So why is Australia so reluctant to participate?
Why Is Australia Dragging Its Feet on China's Belt and Road?
Duterte to Visit Hong Kong and Cambodia En Route to Belt and Road Summit
May 11, 2017
Duterte to Visit Hong Kong and Cambodia En Route to Belt and Road Summit
Duterte will make two stops on his way to Beijing.
Duterte to Visit Hong Kong and Cambodia En Route to Belt and Road Summit
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 Geopolitical Aims: The Curious Case of the 16-Plus-1
May 03, 2017
China’s Geopolitical Aims: The Curious Case of the 16-Plus-1
What the odd grouping of 16 Central and European countries says about China's global role.
China’s Geopolitical Aims: The Curious Case of the 16-Plus-1
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