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China’s Digital Silk Road: A Game Changer for Asian Economies
April 30, 2019
China’s Digital Silk Road: A Game Changer for Asian Economies
Chinese tech investments will jumpstart digital development in emerging economies. Are today's digital giants ready for the competition?
China’s Digital Silk Road: A Game Changer for Asian Economies
China’s Belt and Road Debate
April 26, 2019
China’s Belt and Road Debate
Even as world leaders converge on Beijing for the Belt and Road Forum, some in China are calling for a slow-and-steady approach.
China’s Belt and Road Debate
The Missing Voices at China’s Belt and Road Summit
April 25, 2019
The Missing Voices at China’s Belt and Road Summit
The communities who will be directly impacted by Chinese mega-projects will not be represented in Beijing this week.
The Missing Voices at China’s Belt and Road Summit
China’s Belt and Road: A Reality Check
March 29, 2019
China’s Belt and Road: A Reality Check
The Belt and Road makes China a player, but not the biggest nor the most dominant, in the game of international finance.
China’s Belt and Road: A Reality Check
China’s ‘Debt Diplomacy’ Is a Misnomer. Call It ‘Crony Diplomacy.’
March 12, 2019
China’s ‘Debt Diplomacy’ Is a Misnomer. Call It ‘Crony Diplomacy.’
The debt trap isn’t a national strategy. Instead, unchecked profit motive is driving Chinese firms to exploit poor nations.
China’s ‘Debt Diplomacy’ Is a Misnomer. Call It ‘Crony Diplomacy.’
Examining Crime and Terrorism Along China’s Belt and Road
March 08, 2019
Examining Crime and Terrorism Along China’s Belt and Road
In 2017, I asked if Xi Jinping’s signature strategy was increasing crime and terrorism. Today, are we any closer to an answer?
Examining Crime and Terrorism Along China’s Belt and Road
How the US Should Respond to China’s Belt and Road
December 21, 2018
How the US Should Respond to China’s Belt and Road
A focus on promoting transparency and fighting corruption rather than China-bashing will be more successful in the long run.
How the US Should Respond to China’s Belt and Road
Foreign Aid With Chinese Characteristics
August 07, 2018
Foreign Aid With Chinese Characteristics
CIDCA may professionalize Beijing’s foreign aid agenda, but it will also institutionalize a mercantilist model of development.
Foreign Aid With Chinese Characteristics
Sizing up Chinese Investments in Europe
March 01, 2018
Sizing up Chinese Investments in Europe
How can Europe strike the right balance between security and economic openness?
Sizing up Chinese Investments in Europe
Revisiting the Resurrected Debate About Chinese Neocolonialism
February 08, 2018
Revisiting the Resurrected Debate About Chinese Neocolonialism
The potential upsides of Chinese investment may be greater than recognized while the negatives may be exaggerated.
Revisiting the Resurrected Debate About Chinese Neocolonialism
How Chinese FDI Will Transform the Global Economy
December 16, 2017
How Chinese FDI Will Transform the Global Economy
Chinese companies are moving abroad, and in doing so will reshape the global economy.
How Chinese FDI Will Transform the Global Economy
One Belt, One Road, and One Big Competition
December 15, 2017
One Belt, One Road, and One Big Competition
It's not just China; the race to build Eurasian infrastructure has many players.
One Belt, One Road, and One Big Competition
The Problem With China’s One Belt, One Road Strategy
May 24, 2017
The Problem With China’s One Belt, One Road Strategy
China has a mixed record with large infrastructure projects abroad, something OBOR host countries should keep in mind.
The Problem With China’s One Belt, One Road Strategy
China's Mediterranean Interests and Challenges
May 01, 2017
China's Mediterranean Interests and Challenges
The region is one of expanding interests and growing challenges for Beijing.
China's Mediterranean Interests and Challenges
China and Germany: The Honeymoon Is Over
November 16, 2016
China and Germany: The Honeymoon Is Over
A visit to China by Germany's economics minister highlighted a blunter approach to bilateral relations.
China and Germany: The Honeymoon Is Over
Hard Times for Chinese Investors in Europe
November 08, 2016
Hard Times for Chinese Investors in Europe
Individual EU countries like Germany are becoming more skeptical toward Chinese investment.
Hard Times for Chinese Investors in Europe
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