Robert I. Rotberg Founding Director of Program on Intrastate Conflict, Harvard Kennedy School
Mar 20 , 2019
China’s increasing prominence in Djibouti and other African nations is the latest signal that China sees Africa as holding strategic promise for the Belt and Road Initiative.
Mar 06 , 2019
Italy signs on to become part of China's BRI by the end of March.
Lily Hartzell Princeton in Asia Fellow
Mar 01 , 2019
While Washington battles over the Green New Deal, China has been on the cutting edge of green finance and is even providing a model for the European Union. Even so, crucial questions remain.
Giulio Pugliese King’s College London, War Studies
Feb 18 , 2019
Through the use of rhetorical narratives, the American “Free and Open Indo-Pacific” is intended to be an alternative to China’s Belt & Road Initiative, emboldening counterproductive geopolitical competition in the region.
Leonardo Dinic MA Candidate, New York University
Jan 18 , 2019
Free of value-based conditions or demands for political reform, Chinese investment in the Balkans is simultaneously opening European markets and securing like-minded political allies.
Zainab Zaheer Development Consultant
Jan 10 , 2019
Many Pakistanis are concerned about how much of the country’s current widening account deficit is a consequence of China’s landmark Belt & Road Initiative.
Lucio Blanco Pitlo III Research Fellow, Asia-Pacific Pathways to Progress
Dec 10 , 2018
Southeast Asia is finding new ways to turn the US-China trade war into an opportunity.
Shi Yinhong Professor, Renmin University
Dec 05 , 2018
There are several things China should do.
Yang Wenjing Chief of US Foreign Policy, Institute of Contemporary International Relations
Nov 28 , 2018
The postponement of the Diplomatic and Security Dialogue reflects important unresolved differences between China and America.
Fernando Ascensão Post-doctoral researcher, Oporto University
Oct 18 , 2018
Discussion of the Belt and Road Initiative usually encompasses the likelihood of it changing global trade patterns, while less attention has been paid to the environmental impact of such a massive infrastructure development plan. However, the BRI provides a unique opportunity to raise the standards of environmental protection around the world.