A Decade Down the Belt and Road
By Ana Horigoshi
One decade of the BRI: Where it started, how it has changed, and where it may be going.
China’s Transition From the Belt and Road to the Global Development Initiative
By Lunting Wu
China is transitioning from one major global project to another. How are they different?
The Realities of China’s Overseas Port Push
By Jocelyn Wang
Beijing is only in the preparatory stages of creating the architecture required to meaningfully exploit the military capabilities of commercial ports.
Overseas Gambling Ventures a Lucky Strike for China’s Power Projection
By Hugh Harsono
How overseas gambling enterprises double as power projection tools for China.
Examining Crime and Terrorism Along China’s Belt and Road
By Philip Dubow
In 2017, I asked if Xi Jinping’s signature strategy was increasing crime and terrorism. Today, are we any closer to an answer?
China’s Savings Glut Turns to Asia
By Anthony Fensom
Asia is the primary beneficiary of China's global buying spree, even as Beijing tries to stem the outflow of funds.
China Moves Toward Accountability for Overseas Financing
By Natalie Bridgeman Fields
The implications for the billions of people touched by Chinese overseas investment are staggering.
Is China’s Belt and Road Initiative Increasing Crime and Terrorism?
By Philip Dubow
Xi Jinping’s signature strategy will have unintended global consequences unless China changes its approach.
Latin America's Oil-Dependent States Struggle to Repay Chinese Debts
By Zhang Chun
The global oil crisis has forced Latin America and China to re-examine their terms of trade.
The Security Implications of China's Overseas Investment Boom
By Jean-Marc F. Blanchard
The international implications of Chinese investment abroad, and security moves designed to protest those assets.
The Dragon Mart Fiasco Still Haunts China-Mexico Relations
By Edmund Downie
The death of the $180 million shopping complex highlights stumbling blocks to closer economic cooperation.
Japan and China: The Geo-Economic Dimension
By Chietigj Bajpaee
The stage is set for a growing geo-economic rivalry in Asia.