Tag Archives: Belt and Road Initiative

Shooting an Own Goal: China’s Belt and Road Funding Terms Spark Criticism

The recipients of Beijing’s supposed largess regularly find themselves trapped in debt leading to rising anti-Chinese sentiment.

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Balancing Asia: India Is Late to the Game

India sees the Belt and Road Initiative as an attempt to clip India’s own wings and build a China-centric world order.

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Why Saudi Arabia’s Lebanon Gamble May Pay Off

Hezbollah may choose to focus on its all-important goal of securing Lebanese-Syrian relations, at the expense of the Houthis in Yemen.

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Pakistan: Where China Hits a Wall

Pakistan, an important node in China’s Belt and Road Initiative, is concerned about a neocolonial Chinese effort to extract the country’s resources.

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Trump and America’s China Problem

While the U.S. President grandstands, the Chinese leadership changes global power dynamics – by stealing a page from American history.

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