Postcard from the New Silk Road: Another Belt and Road Port?
Planned as a Euro-Atlantic project, a new deep-sea harbor in Anaklia on the Georgian Black Sea coast made a lot of sense. With the US investor pulling out, will Tbilisi now turn to easy Chinese credit?
Postcard from the New Silk Road: Happy Commuters
In Serbia and the Western Balkans, ordinary people hugely appreciate the convenience of using the new Chinese-built bridges and highways. The political impact is palpable.
Will China Balkanize Europe?
The 16+1 partnership between Eastern European countries and China became the 17+1 on Friday after Greece joined.
Divide and Rule
China attracts Eastern European countries with the promise of financing much needed infrastructure investments. The EU needs to find a common response. Nowhere else …
There are compelling reasons for the EU to use the OSCE to engage China on security issues of joint concern.
Co-Driving the New Silk Road
The “One Belt, One Road” project is about more than securing China’s economic future: it is a serious attempt on the part of Beijing to introduce a new form of diplomacy.