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Sri Lanka: Sovereignty Compromised
September 09, 2017
Sri Lanka: Sovereignty Compromised
Colombo’s attempt to balance India and China has proved futile.
Sri Lanka: Sovereignty Compromised
The China Wildcard in the Qatar Crisis
August 09, 2017
The China Wildcard in the Qatar Crisis
A closer look at the stakes for Beijing and what that might mean.
The China Wildcard in the Qatar Crisis
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
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
Trump’s Pivot to the Middle East and China's OBOR
May 25, 2017
Trump’s Pivot to the Middle East and China's OBOR
Trump's outreach to the Middle East cannot be divorced from China's own plans for the Middle East.
Trump’s Pivot to the Middle East and China's OBOR
Silk Purses from Sows’ Ears: Russian Railways and the Pig Market Silk Road Stimulus
May 18, 2017
Silk Purses from Sows’ Ears: Russian Railways and the Pig Market Silk Road Stimulus
Win-win cooperation will net oligarchs billions, but the average Russian very little.
Silk Purses from Sows’ Ears: Russian Railways and the Pig Market Silk Road Stimulus
Will China and India Lead The Next Wave of Globalization?
May 16, 2017
Will China and India Lead The Next Wave of Globalization?
Beijing and New Delhi have embraced globalization while Washington seems to be pulling back from it.
Will China and India Lead The Next Wave of Globalization?
One Belt, One Road, One Hegemon? The Geopolitics of China's OBOR Initiative
May 12, 2017
One Belt, One Road, One Hegemon? The Geopolitics of China's OBOR Initiative
What is China's 'One Belt, One Road' initiative all about?
One Belt, One Road, One Hegemon? The Geopolitics of China's OBOR Initiative
Uzbekistan's Next Step: Renewed International Engagement
May 10, 2017
Uzbekistan's Next Step: Renewed International Engagement
High-level officials from international organizations are making the pilgrimage to Tashkent after years of rough relations.
Uzbekistan's Next Step: Renewed International Engagement
Globalization with Chinese Characteristics: A New International Standard?
May 09, 2017
Globalization with Chinese Characteristics: A New International Standard?
As the US focuses inward, China promotes its own take on globalization.
Globalization with Chinese Characteristics: A New International Standard?
How Can China Convince India to Sign Up for 'One Belt, One Road'?
May 05, 2017
How Can China Convince India to Sign Up for 'One Belt, One Road'?
New Delhi has its concerns with OBOR. Are they entirely insurmountable?
How Can China Convince India to Sign Up for 'One Belt, One Road'?
China's Mediterranean Interests and Challenges
May 01, 2017
China's Mediterranean Interests and Challenges
The region is one of expanding interests and growing challenges for Beijing.
China's Mediterranean Interests and Challenges
Linking Afghanistan to China's Belt and Road
April 24, 2017
Linking Afghanistan to China's Belt and Road
Linking Kabul to both the China-Pakistan Energy Corridor and OBOR could go a long way in bringing the region together.
Linking Afghanistan to China's Belt and Road
Kashmir's Reckoning With the Implications of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor
March 12, 2017
Kashmir's Reckoning With the Implications of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor
How does the China-financed economic corridor affect Kashmir?
Kashmir's Reckoning With the Implications of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor
China: New White Paper, Old Asia Conundrum
February 04, 2017
China: New White Paper, Old Asia Conundrum
Beijing is getting better at selling Asia a benign vision, but most of the region is still having trouble buying it.
China: New White Paper, Old Asia Conundrum
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