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China’s Europe Policy Poses a Challenge to EU Cohesion
August 16, 2018
China’s Europe Policy Poses a Challenge to EU Cohesion
China used to be a strong proponent of a stable and unified Europe, but recent moves hint that Beijing’s priorities have changed.
China’s Europe Policy Poses a Challenge to EU Cohesion
How China Could Become a Global Leader in Sustainable Infrastructure
May 11, 2018
How China Could Become a Global Leader in Sustainable Infrastructure
Through the Belt and Road Initiative, China could help make a vital contribution toward addressing climate change.
How China Could Become a Global Leader in Sustainable Infrastructure
The Risks of One Belt, One Road for China’s Neighbors
April 23, 2018
The Risks of One Belt, One Road for China’s Neighbors
China’s lending policies present some challenges to the region.
The Risks of One Belt, One Road for China’s Neighbors
EU Ambassadors Condemn China’s Belt and Road Initiative
April 21, 2018
EU Ambassadors Condemn China’s Belt and Road Initiative
Clearly, European countries aren't buying China's rhetoric of the BRI as “win-win cooperation.”
EU Ambassadors Condemn China’s Belt and Road Initiative
Xi’s One Belt One Road: A Plan Too Big to Fail?
December 08, 2017
Xi’s One Belt One Road: A Plan Too Big to Fail?
Xi's legacy will be judged by the success or failure of his signature policy initiative.
Xi’s One Belt One Road: A Plan Too Big to Fail?
A Tale of Two Rail Lines: China and Japan’s Soft Power Competition in Indonesia
May 12, 2017
A Tale of Two Rail Lines: China and Japan’s Soft Power Competition in Indonesia
When it comes to competing for major infrastructure contracts in Asia, China’s rise is far from certain.
A Tale of Two Rail Lines: China and Japan’s Soft Power Competition in Indonesia
Will Xi Build Trump's Great Wall?
April 06, 2017
Will Xi Build Trump's Great Wall?
What if China offered to build Trump's pet project, a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border?
Will Xi Build Trump's Great Wall?
What China’s PPP-Fueled Investment Boom Means for the Economy
March 21, 2017
What China’s PPP-Fueled Investment Boom Means for the Economy
Public-private partnership infrastructure spending will boost China’s economy but increase local government debt.
What China’s PPP-Fueled Investment Boom Means for the Economy
China’s New Silk Road Could Expand Asia’s Deserts
September 10, 2016
China’s New Silk Road Could Expand Asia’s Deserts
Desertification, soil degradation, and drought are serious issues in most of the countries along the Belt and Road.
China’s New Silk Road Could Expand Asia’s Deserts
China's Road to Closer Ties With Russia
August 03, 2016
China's Road to Closer Ties With Russia
Beijing's One Belt, One Road (OBOR) initiative appears to be an important part of its burgeoning ties with Moscow.
China's Road to Closer Ties With Russia
China in Africa, Part I: The Good
June 01, 2016
China in Africa, Part I: The Good
A closer look at the fact and fiction surrounding China's involvement on the continent.
China in Africa, Part I: The Good
How Climate Change Threatens China's Essential Infrastructure
April 20, 2016
How Climate Change Threatens China's Essential Infrastructure
China's planners need to take much greater account of climate risks to water supply, energy, roads, and railways.
How Climate Change Threatens China's Essential Infrastructure
The Trouble With China's Infrastructure Plans in ASEAN
May 21, 2015
The Trouble With China's Infrastructure Plans in ASEAN
Why financing by Beijing may prove to be a poisoned chalice.
The Trouble With China's Infrastructure Plans in ASEAN
China Offers $2 Billion to Oil-Rich Equatorial Guinea
April 30, 2015
China Offers $2 Billion to Oil-Rich Equatorial Guinea
China will offer $2 billion to help Equatorial Guinea move beyond a reliance on oil.
China Offers $2 Billion to Oil-Rich Equatorial Guinea
ASEAN Connectivity and China’s ‘One Belt, One Road’
March 26, 2015
ASEAN Connectivity and China’s ‘One Belt, One Road’
Could there be a convergence of interests between these two grand projects?
ASEAN Connectivity and China’s ‘One Belt, One Road’
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