This year began with President Xi Jinping extolling the virtues of globalization at Davos and, from there, never failed to deliver moments in global affairs that ranged from eyebrow-raising to surreal. We selected a few particularly insightful interviews and features that may provide some understanding of what happened in 2017, and a sense of direction for what lies ahead.
Views from the Ground: The Doklam Standoff and Sino-Indian Relations
In our third edition of Views From the Ground, we reached out to two YCW chapters for their perspectives on the current state of relations between two of the world’s emerging powers.
Germany’s Domestic Setbacks Weaken EU Consensus on Chinese Investment
Merkel’s coalition talks have steered clear of the topic of Chinese investment in Germany, where a consensus is emerging that investment screening instruments need to be reinforced. But, Insa Ewert writes, EU member states remain fractured on this issue, weakening Europe’s overall approach to regulation of Chinese investment.
Shanghai – China’s Private Army: Protecting the New Silk Road [December 13, 2017]
Chinese investment in a number of energy and infrastructure projects under its flagship Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has resulted in the flow of billions of dollars and thousands of Chinese workers into South & Central Asia, the Middle-East, and
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