Zach Montague News Assistant, New York Times
Jul 04 , 2018
With the United States suddenly cutting funding for international development projects, China faces a clear path to uncontested leadership in energy investment. Looking far beyond the already-ambitious goals laid out in the One Belt One Road initiative, Beijing has now announced another: financing a global power grid.
He Yafei Former Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs
Jul 03 , 2018
Cold War benefits no one.
Kemel Toktomushev Research Fellow, University of Central Asia
Jun 26 , 2018
Although the leaders of the SCO member-states emphasised that the Qingdao summit will be a new departure point for the organisation and agreed in principle that there is a need for a roadmap of actions, it still remains unclear what the SCO can really offer.
Christopher H. Lim Senior Fellow in the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
Vincent Mack Associate Research Fellow at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
Jun 25 , 2018
Four obstacles may yet derail China’s Belt and Road.
Tian Feilong Associate Professor, the Law School of Beihang University
Jun 20 , 2018
Unlike the US and Imperial Japan, China supports harmony for all.
Patrick Mendis Visiting Professor of Global Affairs, National Chengchi University
May 15 , 2018
The “informal summit” between Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the end of April will likely be extremely consequential. The “Chindian reset” could well be a new beginning that allows the most dynamic region in the world to claim a “pacific” new Asian Century.
Cui Tiankai China’s ambassador to the United States
Apr 23 , 2018
These are the obstacles in the way of global development.
Zheng Yu Professor, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
Apr 20 , 2018
Industrial technological competition is at the center of China-US competition.
Peter Bittner Editorial Assistant, The Diplomat
Apr 16 , 2018
As the role of the United States in the international community grows increasingly isolationist -- and President Trump remains a vocal critic of international aid and development programs -- some countries are looking to Beijing in hopes of securing fast financing for infrastructure development projects. However, as the authors of the report warn, many of China’s loans are given under less-stringent conditions than more-established Western multinational lending institutions such as the World Bank or the International Monetary Fund.