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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
Chinese Envoy, Pakistani Army Chief Discuss CPEC Security
January 17, 2017
Chinese Envoy, Pakistani Army Chief Discuss CPEC Security
China's top diplomat in Pakistan meets with Pakistan's army chief to discuss the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor.
Chinese Envoy, Pakistani Army Chief Discuss CPEC Security
Kyrgyz President Visits China, Stays for a Vacation
January 11, 2017
Kyrgyz President Visits China, Stays for a Vacation
The short working visit produced the predictable statements on Bishkek's commitment to fight the "three evils."
Kyrgyz President Visits China, Stays for a Vacation
India Has Nothing to Fear From China's 'Belt and Road'
January 11, 2017
India Has Nothing to Fear From China's 'Belt and Road'
India is more than capable of helping shape the future of connectivity in Asia.
India Has Nothing to Fear From China's 'Belt and Road'
Building Collapse an Ill-Omen for Kazakh EXPO 2017
November 19, 2016
Building Collapse an Ill-Omen for Kazakh EXPO 2017
Also, a lucrative apartment sale in Manhattan and China’s Central Asian belt.
Building Collapse an Ill-Omen for Kazakh EXPO 2017
China and Sri Lanka: Between a Dream and a Nightmare
November 18, 2016
China and Sri Lanka: Between a Dream and a Nightmare
Colombo is realizing the unintended strategic consequences of closer ties with Beijing.
China and Sri Lanka: Between a Dream and a Nightmare
Can China's Ambitious OBOR Mesh With Russian Plans in Eurasia?
November 09, 2016
Can China's Ambitious OBOR Mesh With Russian Plans in Eurasia?
Russia realizes the importance of partnership with China, but remains suspicious and cautious.
Can China's Ambitious OBOR Mesh With Russian Plans in Eurasia?
China, Sri Lankan Set to Finalize Agreements For Hambantota Port Phase 2
October 31, 2016
China, Sri Lankan Set to Finalize Agreements For Hambantota Port Phase 2
China and Sri Lanka are expected to move forward on Hambantota port in November 2016.
China, Sri Lankan Set to Finalize Agreements For Hambantota Port Phase 2
The Belt and Road: Beyond Geopolitics and Development
October 28, 2016
The Belt and Road: Beyond Geopolitics and Development
Political economy, terrorism narratives for state gain, and historical memory; recommended reads.
The Belt and Road: Beyond Geopolitics and Development
China, Iran, and 'One Belt, One Road'
October 25, 2016
China, Iran, and 'One Belt, One Road'
Will Iran become drawn into China's 'One Belt, One Road' orbit in Pakistan?
China, Iran, and 'One Belt, One Road'
The G20: Another Step Down China's Road to Global Leadership
September 10, 2016
The G20: Another Step Down China's Road to Global Leadership
The G20 summit is not enough to prove China as a global leader, but it's a step in the right direction.
The G20: Another Step Down China's Road to Global Leadership
Where Does Afghanistan Fit in China’s Belt and Road?
May 03, 2016
Where Does Afghanistan Fit in China’s Belt and Road?
Afghanistan can be a hub for the OBOR project, but Kabul needs to capitalize on the potential benefits.
Where Does Afghanistan Fit in China’s Belt and Road?
Georgia: The Key to China's 'Belt and Road'
April 28, 2016
Georgia: The Key to China's 'Belt and Road'
Georgia has become a major hub for China's Silk Road plans, despite being left out entirely in the early stages.
Georgia: The Key to China's 'Belt and Road'
How a Greek Port Became a Chinese 'Dragon Head'
April 25, 2016
How a Greek Port Became a Chinese 'Dragon Head'
The Greek port of Piraeus has become the first pillar of China’s new Maritime Silk Road in Europe.
How a Greek Port Became a Chinese 'Dragon Head'
What Do the Panama Papers Reveal About China?
April 09, 2016
What Do the Panama Papers Reveal About China?
Plus, the Great Firewall under fire, OBOR, and China picking up Russia's slack in Kyrgyzstan. Friday China links.
What Do the Panama Papers Reveal About China?
A Blueprint for China's Neighborhood Diplomacy
March 30, 2016
A Blueprint for China's Neighborhood Diplomacy
China is emphasizing neighborhood diplomacy, but how to actually carry it out?
A Blueprint for China's Neighborhood Diplomacy
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