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The New Silk Road Is Old: Why You Should Ignore Belt and Road Initiative Maps
May 25, 2018
The New Silk Road Is Old: Why You Should Ignore Belt and Road Initiative Maps
Looking for good publications on the Belt and Road Initiative? Ignore the ones with maps. (Well, maybe not all.)
The New Silk Road Is Old: Why You Should Ignore Belt and Road Initiative Maps
China: A ‘Strategic’ Threat?
March 05, 2018
China: A ‘Strategic’ Threat?
The Pentagon’s latest National Defense Strategy rests on some shaky assumptions.
China: A ‘Strategic’ Threat?
Why Afghanistan Should Join CPEC
May 05, 2017
Why Afghanistan Should Join CPEC
Trilateral cooperation between Afghanistan, China, and Pakistan on the Belt and Road would benefit all three states.
Why Afghanistan Should Join CPEC
Decoding Central Asia: What’s Next for the US Administration?
February 28, 2017
Decoding Central Asia: What’s Next for the US Administration?
A secure and stable Central Asia is in the interest of the United States.
Decoding Central Asia: What’s Next for the US Administration?
Why China Is Interested in Ukraine
March 10, 2016
Why China Is Interested in Ukraine
While many countries would like to be part of the Silk Road route, China has a strategic interest in Ukraine.
Why China Is Interested in Ukraine
China’s Silk Road Belt Outpaces Russia’s Economic Union
March 10, 2016
China’s Silk Road Belt Outpaces Russia’s Economic Union
Beijing’s economic endeavors in Central Asia are off to a better start than Russia’s. Don't expect that to damage ties.
China’s Silk Road Belt Outpaces Russia’s Economic Union
Can China’s New Silk Road Save the Greek Economy?
January 21, 2016
Can China’s New Silk Road Save the Greek Economy?
China’s massive project has enormous implications for Greece, and Europe.
Can China’s New Silk Road Save the Greek Economy?
China’s European Century
December 24, 2015
China’s European Century
A Wikistrat crowdsourced simulation
China’s European Century
America’s Society Is Wealthier Than China’s – And It Doesn’t Matter
October 27, 2015
America’s Society Is Wealthier Than China’s – And It Doesn’t Matter
The large gap in private wealth has limited significance.
America’s Society Is Wealthier Than China’s – And It Doesn’t Matter
Western Europe Is Missing the Boat on China’s Silk Road
October 26, 2015
Western Europe Is Missing the Boat on China’s Silk Road
The opportunity is there, but will Western Europe seize it?
Western Europe Is Missing the Boat on China’s Silk Road
Tajik Leader in China, Building Roads
September 03, 2015
Tajik Leader in China, Building Roads
Dushanbe needs Chinese investment to fix its deteriorating highway system.
Tajik Leader in China, Building Roads
China: A Solution in the Middle East?
June 18, 2015
China: A Solution in the Middle East?
China’s growing presence and lack of baggage could make it an effective player in the troubled region.
China: A Solution in the Middle East?
Eurasian Silk Road Union: Towards a Russia-China Consensus?
June 05, 2015
Eurasian Silk Road Union: Towards a Russia-China Consensus?
The recent summit has gone a long way to confirming the Russia-China rapprochement.
Eurasian Silk Road Union: Towards a Russia-China Consensus?
Unequal Partners: China and Russia in Eurasia
June 03, 2015
Unequal Partners: China and Russia in Eurasia
China and Russia are stepping up their collaboration, even as they compete for regional primacy.
Unequal Partners: China and Russia in Eurasia
Central Asia’s Future: Three Powers, Three Visions
May 25, 2015
Central Asia’s Future: Three Powers, Three Visions
China, Russia and the U.S. each have visions to connect Central Asia with the rest of Eurasia.
Central Asia’s Future: Three Powers, Three Visions
China: A Bump in the Silk Road
May 21, 2015
China: A Bump in the Silk Road
China’s grand plans for the region could be derailed without a change in approach.
China: A Bump in the Silk Road
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