This interactive map series illustrates how China’s Digital Silk Road is advancing Beijing’s technological reach in four areas: wireless networks, surveillance cameras, subsea cables, and satellites.
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank’s (AIIB) newly revised environmental and social framework appears to tick all the boxes, but it includes too many loopholes and caveats that undermine accountability and public access to information.
As the U.S. and its allies strengthen their Development Finance Institutions (DFIs), they must strike a balance between fostering their domestic competitiveness, advancing geopolitical goals, and promoting growth in developing countries.
A new report featuring recently declassified documents reveals the complicated history behind Hambantota Port’s debt woes and the importance of avoiding past mistakes as the Covid-19 pandemic pushes more of China’s borrowers to the brink.
Senior officials from the United States, Japan, Australia, and OECD discuss efforts to mobilize infrastructure investment and expand the availability of high-standard projects.
Apply for CSIS’ Master’s-level introduction to China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). The course will explain what the BRI is, what it is not, and how it is impacting commercial and strategic realities on the ground.
During their first in-person summit, leaders from the four Quad countries—Australia, Japan, India, and the United States—announced a new infrastructure coordination group that will resonate in the Indo-Pacific and beyond.
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