Shrouded in secrecy, 60% of Tajikistan's external debt is owed to the Export-Import Bank of China.
Instead of claiming ownership over the entire moon, China could try to establish de facto control over parts of it through "salami slicing."
The IPEF is limited as a tool for U.S. regional trade integration in the absence of U.S. market access or tariff liberalization.
BRICS countries could develop an alternative to the U.S. dollar-based global financial system.
The primary economic and strategic beneficiary of Russia's invasion of Ukraine will be China.
The Dar es Salaam Bus Rapid Transit is both political and deeply embedded into global and local social structures.