The Belt and Road Initiative’s Impact Depends on the Recipient Country
By Tola Amusan
The nature of domestic institutions in China’s partners determines whether the BRI actually advances socioeconomic development or simply enriches elites.
In Numbers: The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor
By Diplomat Risk Intelligence
A new DRI report situates the marquee Belt and Road Initiative project within the overall state of Pakistan’s economy.
A Bumpy Road Ahead for China in South Asia
By Sudha Ramachandran
2019 may go down as the year China’s massive Belt and Road project lost its shine for South Asian partners.
Is the Crown Jewel of the Belt and Road Losing Its Shine?
By Shannon Tiezzi
A new report suggests that Pakistan’s new government is rethinking CPEC. What does that mean for the whole BRI?
Gwadar: Emerging Port City or Chinese Colony?
By Logan Pauley and Hamza Shad
Pakistan must take care that Gwadar doesn't become a Chinese “state within a state.”