Zainab Zaheer Development Consultant
Mar 13 , 2018
Zainab Zaheer argues that with the Belt and Road’s development, the next few years may be slightly reminiscent of the Cold War, where two rival nations both well equipped with resources and manpower fought for influence and dominance, while smaller nations were left playing a game of strategy, trying to maximize the benefits of fraternizing with giants.
Malte Humpert Founder and Senior Fellow, The Arctic Institute
Feb 28 , 2018
For China the Arctic represents a largely blank geoeconomic canvas outside of the United States’ sphere of influence in which it can lay the foundation today for significant economic and geopolitical rewards in the future.
Yun Sun Senior Associate with the East Asia Program, Henry L. Stimson Center
Feb 27 , 2018
The release of China’s Arctic White Paper in late January brought broad attention to China’s somewhat nascent but rapidly expanding role and interests in the Arctic region. Even though most of the information in the White Paper is not new, initiatives such as the Polar Silk Road could indicate a coming surge in China’s political and economic endeavors in the Arctic.
Xue Li Senior Fellow, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
Liu Tianyi China Foreign Affairs University
Feb 12 , 2018
Is the Trump administration’s strategy a credible threat to the Belt and Road Initiative?
Chen Zinan Assistant Researcher, Maritime Strategy Studies, CICIR
Feb 09 , 2018
China’s involvement in Arctic affairs can bring the region new impetus and new opportunities for development.
Peter Bittner Editorial Assistant, The Diplomat
Jan 29 , 2018
As President Khaltmaagin Battulga’s administration plans new multilateral infrastructure projects with China and Russia, it appears to be gradually shifting away from its "Third Neighbor" relationships, chief among them its relations with the United States.
While many countries along the Belt and Road are in desperate need of large-scale infrastructure investment, they must wake up to the fact that what appears to be Chinese largesse must be subjected to much greater scrutiny.
Jan 08 , 2018
French leader starts three-day state visit to Xian and Beijing. Xi, Macron to discuss trade, climate, North Korea, technology.
Yu Sui Professor, China Center for Contemporary World Studies
Jan 03 , 2018
With increased national strength and successful diplomacy, China has gained more international influence, which helps world peace and development. Chinese leaders will work for a world free of fear, poverty, isolation, and pollution. Is there anything wrong with this aspiration?
Dec 28 , 2017
A cargo train loaded with 41 containers of electronic products departed from Chengdu, capital of southwest China's Sichuan Province, for the Netherlands on Wednesday.