Simran Sawhney writes on China’s lucrative Belt and Road Initiative and its appeal to NATO’s Eastern European allies.
The rapidly melting Arctic is creating an opportunity for resource extraction and the expansion of shipping routes. In 2008, under the US Department of the Interior’s supervision, the United States Geological Survey estimated that 13% of the world’s undiscovered oil and 30% of its gas is located in the Arctic Circle. Eight years later at […]
As the world’s prominent powers rush towards progressing artificial intelligence, Maria Pepelassis analyzes the motivation for achieving dominance in this new frontier.
Buzz Lanthier-Rogers explores the problem facing both Malaysia and the world at large: whether to accept the perceived danger of freedom of expression, or the safety of censorship.
Sri Lanka is currently the geopolitical fulcrum between the East and the West. Dominant states in their respective regions have utilized foreign direct investment as a tool of soft power to assert influence in Sri Lanka. Investor states have funded development initiatives, believing the compounded interest of good will, will pay strategic dividends for securing […]
Beijing spying on the AU is unsettling but, according to Lionel Widmer, this is not enough of a slight for the African Union to reject Chinese investment.
Even if China did not facilitate the coup in Zimbabwe, there is no doubt that Beijing is now pulling the strings in the South African Dictatorship.