Author Katherine Schmidt

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President Xi Jinping shakes hand with a top level Azerbaijan official.

Azerbaijan’s Port on China’s Road

Descriptions of China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) often center on China’s agency in other countries—its investments, loans, and even soft-power. However, Azerbaijan’s Baku International Sea Trade Port in Alat, a retroactively labeled “BRI” infrastructure project, is anything but centrally controlled by China.