June 04, 2021
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.
May 28, 2020
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.
March 08, 2019
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?
February 27, 2018
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.
February 03, 2018
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.
November 07, 2017
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.
April 15, 2017
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.
April 14, 2017
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.
January 24, 2017
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.
March 28, 2016
Japan and China: The Geo-Economic Dimension
By Chietigj Bajpaee
The stage is set for a growing geo-economic rivalry in Asia.
February 21, 2016
Debunking the Myths of Chinese Investment in Africa
By Jonathan Dove
Some of the assumptions about China’s presence in Africa appear unfounded.
August 04, 2015
China’s Sovereign Wealth Fund Seeking Alpha in Silk Road
By Sara Hsu
CIC is planning some serious investment in the One Belt, One Road initiative.