November 22, 2022
A New Belt and Road Initiative Toolkit
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Jacinta Chen.
October 21, 2022
Will the BRI Survive Economic Decoupling?
By Federico Jensen
Ironically, many projects within the BRI are the precondition for a successful decoupling from China.
June 04, 2021
China’s Tech Companies Are Going Global – and Remaking China’s Image in the Process
By Laura Grunberg
Chinese start-ups are no longer content to focus on the domestic audience, but are targeting global reach from day one.
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.