January 14, 2017
Deconstructing China’s Energy Security Strategy
By Samir Tata
"The United States should not underestimate China’s ability to achieve energy security within the next two decades."
January 13, 2017
The Limits of China's 'Silk Road' to Europe
By Shang-su Wu
The rail links between China and Europe may be too limited to significantly change its geostrategic circumstances.
December 07, 2016
Behind China and Russia's 'Special Relationship'
By Bob Savic
China and Russia's carefully curated relationship is increasingly having a global impact.
October 17, 2016
Is the Belt and Road Initiative Globalizing China’s National Security Policy?
By Sabine Mokry
Chinese security policy experts use potential threats to BRI projects to highlight the necessity of a globalized security posture.
August 30, 2016
Tibet and China’s 'Belt and Road'
By Tshering Chonzom Bhutia
Will Tibet become China's bridge to South Asia under the Belt and Road Initiative?
June 14, 2016
China’s ‘Belt and Road’: Where Is Africa?
By Cui Xiaotao
Africa was missing from China’s “Belt and Road” roadmap, but including the continent makes good sense.
May 03, 2016
Where Does Afghanistan Fit in China’s Belt and Road?
By Zabihullah Mudabber
Afghanistan can be a hub for the OBOR project, but Kabul needs to capitalize on the potential benefits.
April 28, 2016
Georgia: The Key to China's 'Belt and Road'
By Revaz Topuria
Georgia has become a major hub for China's Silk Road plans, despite being left out entirely in the early stages.
April 25, 2016
How a Greek Port Became a Chinese 'Dragon Head'
By Andreea Brînză
The Greek port of Piraeus has become the first pillar of China’s new Maritime Silk Road in Europe.
April 19, 2016
China's Mediterranean Odyssey
By Elodie Sellier
China has bought Greece’s Piraeus port, but how realistic is Beijing's Mediterranean dream?
April 09, 2016
What Do the Panama Papers Reveal About China?
By Shannon Tiezzi
Plus, the Great Firewall under fire, OBOR, and China picking up Russia's slack in Kyrgyzstan. Friday China links.
March 30, 2016
A Blueprint for China's Neighborhood Diplomacy
By Xue Li and Zheng Yuwen
China is emphasizing neighborhood diplomacy, but how to actually carry it out?