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.
Senior officials from the United States, Japan, Australia, and OECD discuss efforts to mobilize infrastructure investment and expand the availability of high-standard projects.
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.
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.
The small Pacific Island nation of Palau offers some big lessons for how Washington, Tokyo and Canberra can transform common concerns about China into allied action.
A new book provides a global tour of China’s expanding digital footprint, from cables on the ocean floor to communications satellites in outer space, and calls upon the United States and its allies to compete in the developing world.
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.
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