Tag Archives: China

Balancing China and the Realist Road to War

The argument for balancing against China rests on some questionable assumptions.

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Renaissance or Mirage: Can Africa Sustain its Growth?

How realistic are expectations about Africa’s economic prospects? There are several reasons why we should be both optimistic and cautious about the continent's future economic performance.

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Saudi Arabia Continues to Turn Screws on U.S. Shale

As Saudi Arabia ramps up, U.S. shale is being forced to cut back. This story has been told many times over the past few months, but the data is finally confirming the success of Saudi Arabia's strategy, albeit a minor one thus far.

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Geopolitics of Pakistan-China Economic Corridor

Advice from China­ to Pakistan­ is unequivocally clear and categorical: develop consensus on the proposed China-Pakistan Economic Corridor.

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What the AIIB Can Learn from World Bank Shortcomings

China pursuing the AIIB and other initiatives that do not include the US, while the TPP negotiations do not involve China, creates a risk of competing blocs and institutions. But the most likely outcome is that the world ends up with a more robust and inclusive set of institutions.

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China to Sell Pakistan 110 JF-17 Combat Aircraft

Pakistan will acquire 110 JF-17 Thunder aircraft from China as part of its efforts to revamp its combat aircraft fleet in the middle of a bloody campaign against Taliban extremists.

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Pakistan: The China Crossroads

The China Pakistan Economic Corridor will act as an economic force-multiplier for South Asia with India a major beneficiary connecting it across the land bridge of Pakistan with Central Asia and the Middle East.

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Asia’s Shifting Economic and Military Power

China is seeking to “redraw Asia’s geopolitical map” through the Twenty-First Century Maritime Silk Road and Silk Road Economic Belt projects. What looked like two Asias with quite different dynamics now looks more like one complex Asia, in which economic as well as military power is being used within a competitive logic between states.

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Get Ready for Chinese Overseas Investment in Agriculture

The United States will remain the dominant supplier of China’s agricultural imports because it is such a large and efficient supplier. However, U.S. farmers and leaders in industries and governments should be aware of the potential opportunities and competition that may arise from Chinese investment.

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Dragon Power on Display

With even U.S. allies scrambling to get on board the AIIB, China looks set to lead the global economy.

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