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On the border of China and Myanmar, commerce and consternation

The Chinese border town of Ruili is home to tens of thousands of Burmese, including a sizable…

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Belt and Road interview: Scholar Dragan Pavlićević on BRI and China’s foreign policy

It’s been over five and a half years since Chinese President Xí Jìnpíng 习近平 first revealed the hugely ambitious…

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Op-ed: How to make China’s Belt and Road green

Pictured: Two BRI projects in Pakistan represent the contradictory environmental effects of Chinese investment: Left, the Sachal…

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Brouhaha over Italy-China BRI deal may be overrated

The port of Trieste in Italy, one of four in the country that are…

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A ‘recalibrated’ Belt and Road?

The second BARF — Belt and Road Forum — begins tomorrow in Beijing, two years after the…

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Venezuela-China, explained: The Belt and Road

This is the second of a four-part series, which will be published on Mondays this month, that spotlights the…

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How China’s Belt and Road reportedly funded corruption in Malaysia

The Wall Street Journal has a bombshell story (paywall) about China’s overseas…

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A death in Kandahar

As we note in our Red Paper, in 2019 we will be closely following the Baloch Liberation…

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Belt and Road and military jets in Pakistan

The New York Times has a scoop: Since Trump announced (via Twitter, of course) on January 1…

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Balochistan Liberation Army attacks Chinese consulate in Pakistan

“Three suicide attackers stormed the Chinese consulate in the Pakistani city of Karachi amid a series of gunshots and…

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Belt and Road bumps in Pakistan and Malaysia

It is not just in Africa that Chinese loans are being questioned. Here is some recent  reporting on…

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Belt and Road bumps in Malaysia

China’s Belt and Road Initiative has been served a…

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Guns and debt on the Belt and Road

Xi Jinping’s signature Belt and Road Initiative and hype about it keeps on growing — last week, the…

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Xi Jinping and China get the John Oliver treatment

“China: the country responsible for huge technological advances, and yet it still can’t seem to get pandas to fuck.” Thus…

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Now on Netflix: A love song to China’s Belt and Road Initiative

In the scenic yet deadly high mountains of Gilgit, Pakistan,…

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