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Belt and Road Initiative (BRI)

Has China’s $1 Trillion Foreign Investment Paid Off?

Has China’s $1 Trillion Foreign Investment Paid Off?

By Teuku Riefky and Mohamad Dian Revindo
For decades, the Chinese economy has soared. This has allowed mass investment in projects worldwide, but the question remains if it was worth it.

The Luzon Economic Corridor: A Badly-Needed Win For the US in Southeast Asia?

The Luzon Economic Corridor: A Badly-Needed Win For the US in Southeast Asia?

By Kevin Chen
As a proof of concept for the G-7's Partnership for Global Infrastructure and Investment, there is a lot riding on the initiative in the northern Philippines.
Washington Is Missing the Point on Alternatives to the Belt and Road Initiative

Washington Is Missing the Point on Alternatives to the Belt and Road Initiative

By Zenel Garcia and Alex Marino
Any alternative corridor (like IMEC) is likely to leverage BRI hubs and completed projects – thus making them complementary rather than competing initiatives.

China’s Alternative Global Trade System

China’s Alternative Global Trade System

By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Henry Gao.

China Infrastructure Pledges Falling Short in Southeast Asia, Report Claims

China Infrastructure Pledges Falling Short in Southeast Asia, Report Claims

By Sebastian Strangio
Despite unfulfilled pledges of more than $50 billion, Beijing still remains the region's largest infrastructure funder by a considerable margin.

What’s Driving Taiwan’s Mass Protests?
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What’s Driving Taiwan’s Mass Protests?

How Does China Study Central Asia?

How Does China Study Central Asia?

By Catherine Putz
A conversation with Frank Maracchione on Central Asia studies in China.

China’s Belt and Road and Its Alternatives: Competing or Complementary?

China’s Belt and Road and Its Alternatives: Competing or Complementary?

By Zenel Garcia
Promoting various economic corridors as “alternatives” to the BRI misses the mark, for three reasons.
Montenegro’s Scandal-ridden Chinese Road 

Montenegro’s Scandal-ridden Chinese Road 

By Nicholas Muller
A decade on, the country faces crippling economic challenges and environmental degradation from the ambitious (and still incomplete) highway project. 

What Happens to Central Asian Youth After Following China’s ‘Educational Silk Road?’

What Happens to Central Asian Youth After Following China’s ‘Educational Silk Road?’

By Adina Masalbekova and Nigora Tangatarova
In contrast to the past, when youth from Central Asia largely migrated to Russia and other countries to do hard, physical labor, the younger generation is more focused on looking for educational opportunities abroad.

The Belt and Road Initiative’s Impact Depends on the Recipient Country 

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.

Unrest in the Middle East Is Bad for Both CPEC and IMEC

Unrest in the Middle East Is Bad for Both CPEC and IMEC

By Burak Elmali
As uncertainties deepen, what lies ahead for these dueling connectivity projects?
China’s Belt and Road Initiative in Southeast Asia: The Next Decade

China’s Belt and Road Initiative in Southeast Asia: The Next Decade

By Prashanth Parameswaran
A closer look at the future prospects of Beijing’s BRI in the region.

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