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China's Eurasian Pivot: The Silk Road Economic Belt


The modern Silk Road is a key component of China's political and economic strategy in Eurasia.

China’s growing influence across its western and southern borders is one of the great geopolitical trends of the past decade. With the development of its western domestic regions, Beijing has been drawn into building trade and economic corridors in nearby Central and South Asian countries. Yet these states are home to security risks which China is only now beginning to address. China’s Eurasian Pivot analyses the country’s growing regional footprint from an economic

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Raffaello Pantucci

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Sarah Lain

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