November 19, 2016
Building Collapse an Ill-Omen for Kazakh EXPO 2017
By Catherine Putz
Also, a lucrative apartment sale in Manhattan and China’s Central Asian belt.
November 18, 2016
China and Sri Lanka: Between a Dream and a Nightmare
By Jeff M. Smith
Colombo is realizing the unintended strategic consequences of closer ties with Beijing.
November 09, 2016
Can China's Ambitious OBOR Mesh With Russian Plans in Eurasia?
By Cholpon Orozobekova
Russia realizes the importance of partnership with China, but remains suspicious and cautious.
October 31, 2016
China, Sri Lankan Set to Finalize Agreements For Hambantota Port Phase 2
By Ankit Panda
China and Sri Lanka are expected to move forward on Hambantota port in November 2016.
October 28, 2016
The Belt and Road: Beyond Geopolitics and Development
By Catherine Putz
Political economy, terrorism narratives for state gain, and historical memory; recommended reads.
October 25, 2016
China, Iran, and 'One Belt, One Road'
By Hamzah Rifaat
Will Iran become drawn into China's 'One Belt, One Road' orbit in Pakistan?
September 10, 2016
The G20: Another Step Down China's Road to Global Leadership
By Antoine Duquennoy
The G20 summit is not enough to prove China as a global leader, but it's a step in the right direction.
May 03, 2016
Where Does Afghanistan Fit in China’s Belt and Road?
By Zabihullah Mudabber
Afghanistan can be a hub for the OBOR project, but Kabul needs to capitalize on the potential benefits.
April 28, 2016
Georgia: The Key to China's 'Belt and Road'
By Revaz Topuria
Georgia has become a major hub for China's Silk Road plans, despite being left out entirely in the early stages.
April 25, 2016
How a Greek Port Became a Chinese ‘Dragon Head’
By Andreea Brînză
The Greek port of Piraeus has become the first pillar of China’s new Maritime Silk Road in Europe.
April 09, 2016
What Do the Panama Papers Reveal About China?
By Shannon Tiezzi
Plus, the Great Firewall under fire, OBOR, and China picking up Russia's slack in Kyrgyzstan. Friday China links.
March 30, 2016
A Blueprint for China's Neighborhood Diplomacy
By Xue Li and Zheng Yuwen
China is emphasizing neighborhood diplomacy, but how to actually carry it out?