Beijing is currently holding a forum for its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), which has been beset with concerns over the potential use of debt traps, political and military influence, and the risk of cyber-espionage. Earlier this month, the Center for a New American Security released a report...
Belt and Road Initiative
by John Chan | Oct 1, 2020
Earlier this week, The Wall Street Journal’s Yaroslav Trofimov, Drew Hinshaw, and Kate O’Keeffe published an extensive piece about China’s long effort to gain control over key bodies at the United Nations. As the...
by Joseph Brouwer | Sep 29, 2020
Chinese leader Xi Jinping unexpectedly announced sweeping and potentially transformative, albeit vague, commitments to cut China’s carbon footprint last week. In an address before the United Nation’s General Assembly, Xi said,...
by Josh Rudolph | Nov 29, 2019
According to the Lowy Institutes’ 2019 Global Diplomacy Index, China now operates more global diplomatic posts—including embassies and consulates—than any country, including the U.S. which now takes second place. BBC News...
by lisbeth | Mar 11, 2019
Against a backdrop of mounting international criticism towards China’s Belt and Road Initiative...
by lisbeth | Oct 16, 2018
Beijing continues to prioritize China-Africa ties, especially in investment, with Xi Jinping...
by lisbeth | Sep 28, 2018
As details and personal accounts continue to emerge from Xinjiang—where up to a million Uyghurs...
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