Month: July 2022

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China Debt: A Problem for Tajikistan

Shrouded in secrecy, 60% of Tajikistan's external debt is owed to the Export-Import Bank of China.

Eurasianet / July 22, 2022
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Here’s Why China Is Unlikely to Claim Ownership of the Moon

Instead of claiming ownership over the entire moon, China could try to establish de facto control over parts of it through "salami slicing."

Svetla Ben-Itzhak and R. Lincoln Hines / July 13, 2022
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Why Biden’s IPEF Is Not Enough to Counter China

The IPEF is limited as a tool for U.S. regional trade integration in the absence of U.S. market access or tariff liberalization.

Aidan Arasasingham and Emily Benson / July 6, 2022
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The BRICS Show Resilience Amid Global Tumult

BRICS countries could develop an alternative to the U.S. dollar-based global financial system.

Zongyuan Zoe Liu / July 6, 2022
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China is the Big Winner of the Ukraine War

The primary economic and strategic beneficiary of Russia's invasion of Ukraine will be China.

Vasily Kashin / July 5, 2022
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The Dar es Salaam Bus Rapid Transit: Slowed by Political Bottlenecks

The Dar es Salaam Bus Rapid Transit is both political and deeply embedded into global and local social structures.

Malve Jacobsen / July 5, 2022