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Southeast Asia and China’s Belt and Road Initiative
May 15, 2019
Southeast Asia and China’s Belt and Road Initiative
A closer look at the dynamics behind the subregion’s continued management of the opportunities and challenges within the evolving initiative.  
Southeast Asia and China’s Belt and Road Initiative
What’s in China’s New Belt and Road Recalibration?
May 07, 2019
What’s in China’s New Belt and Road Recalibration?
Though Beijing’s attempt to adjust its BRI approach is notable, the actual extent and impact of this recalibration remains to be seen.
What’s in China’s New Belt and Road Recalibration?
Asanga Abeyagoonasekera on Sri Lanka's Foreign Policy Challenges
February 12, 2019
Asanga Abeyagoonasekera on Sri Lanka's Foreign Policy Challenges
The Diplomat talks with Asanga Abeyagoonasekera about the future trajectory of Sri Lanka’s foreign policy challenges.
Asanga Abeyagoonasekera on Sri Lanka's Foreign Policy Challenges
How Old Is China’s Belt and Road Initiative Exactly?
February 11, 2019
How Old Is China’s Belt and Road Initiative Exactly?
The policies that became the Belt and Road Initiative date back into the early 2000s.
How Old Is China’s Belt and Road Initiative Exactly?
The Unpredictable, Conflicting Structure of the New Cold War
December 29, 2018
The Unpredictable, Conflicting Structure of the New Cold War
The U.S. and China may be starting a new Cold War, but it will be quite different from the last one.
The Unpredictable, Conflicting Structure of the New Cold War
True Competition Begins in the Indo-Pacific
December 24, 2018
True Competition Begins in the Indo-Pacific
Is the Free and Open Indo-Pacific concept about to move into high gear?
True Competition Begins in the Indo-Pacific
Maldives Voters Grant Decisive Victory to Opposition Candidate in Blow to Pro-China Leader
September 24, 2018
Maldives Voters Grant Decisive Victory to Opposition Candidate in Blow to Pro-China Leader
The result is a triumph for democracy in the Maldives, with a historic turnout of more than 85 percent.
Maldives Voters Grant Decisive Victory to Opposition Candidate in Blow to Pro-China Leader
The Linkages Between China's Global Military Ambitions and the Belt and Road Initiative
September 06, 2018
The Linkages Between China's Global Military Ambitions and the Belt and Road Initiative
A new U.S. Department of Defense report describes trends in Chinese military modernization.
The Linkages Between China's Global Military Ambitions and the Belt and Road Initiative
The Geopolitical Implications of Imran Khan's Rise in Pakistan
August 23, 2018
The Geopolitical Implications of Imran Khan's Rise in Pakistan
Imran Khan has promised a 'new Pakistan'. Can he deliver?
The Geopolitical Implications of Imran Khan's Rise in Pakistan
Can the US Compete With China in Southeast Asia?
August 07, 2018
Can the US Compete With China in Southeast Asia?
Both countries have advantages in Southeast Asia, and the competition will be a long game.
Can the US Compete With China in Southeast Asia?
China’s Belt and Road: Exporting Evangelism?
July 04, 2018
China’s Belt and Road: Exporting Evangelism?
Aided by the networks created by the Belt and Road, Chinese missionaries are heading abroad, much to Beijing's dismay.
China’s Belt and Road: Exporting Evangelism?
What Is China's Objective With the 2018 16+1 Summit?
June 08, 2018
What Is China's Objective With the 2018 16+1 Summit?
What is China's ultimate objective with the 16+1 process?
What Is China's Objective With the 2018 16+1 Summit?
The Geopolitical Implications of Malaysia's Election Earthquake
May 18, 2018
The Geopolitical Implications of Malaysia's Election Earthquake
With Mahathir back, does Malaysia's foreign policy anticipate continuity or change?
The Geopolitical Implications of Malaysia's Election Earthquake
India's Growing Afghanistan Challenge
May 10, 2018
India's Growing Afghanistan Challenge
As the security situation in Afghanistan deteriorates, what are the stakes for New Delhi?
India's Growing Afghanistan Challenge
China’s Asymmetric FDI Policies Threaten the Success of the Belt and Road Initiative
February 23, 2018
China’s Asymmetric FDI Policies Threaten the Success of the Belt and Road Initiative
All evidence suggests that China is failing to make the BRI a two-way street.
China’s Asymmetric FDI Policies Threaten the Success of the Belt and Road Initiative
China Moves Toward Accountability for Overseas Financing
February 03, 2018
China Moves Toward Accountability for Overseas Financing
The implications for the billions of people touched by Chinese overseas investment are staggering.
China Moves Toward Accountability for Overseas Financing
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