“For years to come, OBOR looks likely to be the toast of Western boardrooms.”
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Several Russian-led infrastructure projects, coupled with the devastation wrought by the conflict with Russian-backed separatists in the Donbas region, risk turning Ukraine, historically a bridge between east and west, into an island.
Read the full piece in the Financial Times.
The Belt and Road Initiative is principally an attempt to get China’s regional story right and manage this ambivalence in ways that stand in its favor. The idea is a large and ambitious one.
Since the rise of Europe’s colonial powers in the sixteenth century, Asia’s economic activity has been concentrated on its coastlines. But that could change as China, Japan, Russia and other regional powers connect Asia internally and with Europe by reaching across the Eurasian landmass.
Read the full National Interest article here.
Thailand's junta remains silent as European business leaders join together with Chinese government advisers and influential Thais to urge the Thailand's Prime Minister, Prayuth Chan-ocha, to approve the ...