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.
Teresa Kennedy Master's student at Peking University's Yenching Academy in Beijing
Feb 22 , 2019
A Chinese mine in Morococha. Peru brings into focus some of the challenges that come with China’s vision of expanding its global investments.
Kemel Toktomushev Research Fellow, University of Central Asia
Feb 22 , 2019
China’s Belt and Road Initiative has come under fire for its white elephant projects – ‘never-to-be-recovered’ infrastructure projects that provide little value to recipient states. Rather, infrastructure investments have to be focused on quality and impact rather than mere quantity and volume – otherwise, the impacts of such investments will be marginal.
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 NYU Alumnus with a Master’s Degree in International Relations
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.