December 17, 2019
Can the Belt and Road Help Countries Replicate China’s Development Successes?
By David Skidmore
Ironically, the solutions proposed by the BRI contradict China’s own development model.
May 03, 2019
Making the Belt and Road Environmentally Sustainable
By Jackson Ewing
‘Greening’ the BRI is a two-way street that starts in Beijing.
April 30, 2019
China’s Digital Silk Road: A Game Changer for Asian Economies
By Chan Jia Hao
Chinese tech investments will jumpstart digital development in emerging economies. Are today's digital giants ready for the competition?
April 26, 2019
China’s Belt and Road Debate
By Antara Ghosal Singh
Even as world leaders converge on Beijing for the Belt and Road Forum, some in China are calling for a slow-and-steady approach.
April 25, 2019
The Missing Voices at China’s Belt and Road Summit
By Joshua Rosenzweig
The communities who will be directly impacted by Chinese mega-projects will not be represented in Beijing this week.
March 29, 2019
China’s Belt and Road: A Reality Check
By Richard Boucher
The Belt and Road makes China a player, but not the biggest nor the most dominant, in the game of international finance.
March 12, 2019
China’s ‘Debt Diplomacy’ Is a Misnomer. Call It ‘Crony Diplomacy.’
By Mark Akpaninyie
The debt trap isn’t a national strategy. Instead, unchecked profit motive is driving Chinese firms to exploit poor nations.
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?
December 21, 2018
How the US Should Respond to China’s Belt and Road
By Abigail Grace and Max Hill
A focus on promoting transparency and fighting corruption rather than China-bashing will be more successful in the long run.
August 07, 2018
Foreign Aid With Chinese Characteristics
By Jacob Mardell
CIDCA may professionalize Beijing’s foreign aid agenda, but it will also institutionalize a mercantilist model of development.
March 01, 2018
Sizing up Chinese Investments in Europe
By John Seaman, Miguel Otero-Iglesias, and Mikko Huotari
How can Europe strike the right balance between security and economic openness?
February 08, 2018
Revisiting the Resurrected Debate About Chinese Neocolonialism
By Jean-Marc F. Blanchard
The potential upsides of Chinese investment may be greater than recognized while the negatives may be exaggerated.