China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has been a contentious topic in international affairs since it was announced by President Xi Jinping in 2013. The mega-project aiming to connect Central Asia, Europe, and Africa via economic trade routes has received mixed responses from the international community for its lofty goals. Despite criticism about the plan’s […]
In this special report, Marian Corera discusses the challenges and concerns of the One Belt One Road Initiative of China. What concerns must President Xi Jinping address to convince countries that the Belt and Road is a viable boost to the Asian economy?