July 20, 2021
Serdar Berdimuhamedov and Turkmenistan’s Digital Transformation
By Rustam Muhamedov
As the Turkmen president’s son continues his tour of top government positions, digitalization remains a critical priority for the regime.
April 13, 2021
China’s Digital Silk Road and the Global Digital Order
By Richard Ghiasy and Rajeshwari Krishnamurthy
China’s Digital Silk Road is an ambitious vision to catalyze global digitalization. What will it mean for digital governance?
January 20, 2021
For Indonesia, Chinese 5G Cooperation Brings Promise and Peril
By Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat and Yeta Purnama
Like many nations, Indonesia faces a difficult decision about how far to engage with China's Digital Silk Road.
December 17, 2020
China’s Digital Silk Road Initiative: A Boon for Developing Countries or a Danger to Freedom?
By Joshua Kurlantzick
Some observers worry that it will equip authoritarian governments with next-generation surveillance technologies.
October 16, 2020
Why the World Should Care About Language in Inner Mongolia
By Sonam Ongmo and Saglar Bougdaeva
At stake is an 800-year-old script with a multicultural lineage emanating from the golden era of the Silk Route.
January 17, 2020
Exporting China’s Social Credit System to Central Asia
By Yau Tsz Yan
Is Beijing building a cross-border social engineering system, one software solution at a time?
July 17, 2019
China’s Digital Silk Road Could Decide the US-China Competition
By Clayton Cheney
The Digital Silk Road will be critical in determining China’s ability to shape the international order of the 21st century.
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?
November 29, 2018
India Struggles to Compete With China’s Digital Silk Road
By Chan Jia Hao and Deepakshi Rawat
China is making technological inroads into South Asia that will have long-lasting repercussions for India.