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Racism and the Belt and Road in CCTV’s Spring Festival Gala
February 23, 2018
Racism and the Belt and Road in CCTV’s Spring Festival Gala
What a controversial skit tells us about racial and geopolitical narratives in China.
Racism and the Belt and Road in CCTV’s Spring Festival Gala
China to Europe By Way of Azerbaijan’s Trans-Caspian Gateway
February 16, 2018
China to Europe By Way of Azerbaijan’s Trans-Caspian Gateway
The Trans-Caspian International Transit Route is set to reinvigorate regional economic growth.
China to Europe By Way of Azerbaijan’s Trans-Caspian Gateway
What’s Behind the New China-ASEAN Maritime Exercise?
February 10, 2018
What’s Behind the New China-ASEAN Maritime Exercise?
The fact that an old idea is finally set to become a reality reflects broader changes underway in the region.
What’s Behind the New China-ASEAN Maritime Exercise?
One Belt, One Road, One Korea?
February 10, 2018
One Belt, One Road, One Korea?
Together, China’s Belt and Road and South Korea’s Eurasia Initiative could help pave the path to peace on the peninsula.
One Belt, One Road, One Korea?
Chinese Foreign Aid in East Asia During the Trump Era
February 01, 2018
Chinese Foreign Aid in East Asia During the Trump Era
Can China finally surpass the United States as the top aid donor in East Asia?
Chinese Foreign Aid in East Asia During the Trump Era
Asia's Energy Security Future: The Geopolitical Dimension
February 01, 2018
Asia's Energy Security Future: The Geopolitical Dimension
Asia’s oil demands are set to boom and security concerns could multiply as well.
Asia's Energy Security Future: The Geopolitical Dimension
What the EU Thinks of the US ‘Indo-Pacific’ Strategy  
January 31, 2018
What the EU Thinks of the US ‘Indo-Pacific’ Strategy  
Insights from Bernt Berger.
What the EU Thinks of the US ‘Indo-Pacific’ Strategy  
Does Debt Pay? China and the Politics of Investment in Sri Lanka
January 20, 2018
Does Debt Pay? China and the Politics of Investment in Sri Lanka
What are the sources and impact of China's economic leverage over Sri Lanka?
Does Debt Pay? China and the Politics of Investment in Sri Lanka
The Climate Change Promise of China’s Belt and Road Initiative
January 18, 2018
The Climate Change Promise of China’s Belt and Road Initiative
China cannot afford to back a Belt and Road that damages the environment.
The Climate Change Promise of China’s Belt and Road Initiative
The Fatal Offshore: Deoffshorization and Russia’s Infrastructure Crisis
January 17, 2018
The Fatal Offshore: Deoffshorization and Russia’s Infrastructure Crisis
President Vladimir Putin wants Russian businesses to bring their money back to the homeland. But is it worth it?
The Fatal Offshore: Deoffshorization and Russia’s Infrastructure Crisis
Roads to Nowhere: Asia’s Risky Obsession With Infrastructure
January 09, 2018
Roads to Nowhere: Asia’s Risky Obsession With Infrastructure
Following China’s example, the developing world is now infatuated with infrastructure-led growth.
Roads to Nowhere: Asia’s Risky Obsession With Infrastructure
Silk Road Fever and Another Corruption Report
January 06, 2018
Silk Road Fever and Another Corruption Report
As 2018 began, a glut of Central Asia-themed reports surfaced in major media outlets; recommended reads.
Silk Road Fever and Another Corruption Report
Asia's Place at the 2017 Halifax Security Forum
December 26, 2017
Asia's Place at the 2017 Halifax Security Forum
The annual event is devoting more and more focus to Asian issues.
Asia's Place at the 2017 Halifax Security Forum
Zheng He's Voyages and the Symbolism Behind Xi Jinping's Belt and Road Initiative
December 22, 2017
Zheng He's Voyages and the Symbolism Behind Xi Jinping's Belt and Road Initiative
What explains Xi's Belt and Road push? Above all, it may about domestic political legitimacy for the Chinese Communist Party.
Zheng He's Voyages and the Symbolism Behind Xi Jinping's Belt and Road Initiative
How Chinese FDI Will Transform the Global Economy
December 16, 2017
How Chinese FDI Will Transform the Global Economy
Chinese companies are moving abroad, and in doing so will reshape the global economy.
How Chinese FDI Will Transform the Global Economy
One Belt, One Road, and One Big Competition
December 15, 2017
One Belt, One Road, and One Big Competition
It's not just China; the race to build Eurasian infrastructure has many players.
One Belt, One Road, and One Big Competition
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