Coverage: East Asia

Research

Could Geopolitical Competition Over Development Financing Benefit the Global South?

Since the launch of China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) in 2013, development financing has returned to the fore of global geopolitics. Despite its critics, the latest surge of great-power competition could be a good thing for developing countries.
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CLIP: Jeffrey D. Sachs - Why the West Really Fears China

Clip from the video, "Multipolarity, US-China Relations, and the Political Economy of Global Insecurity - Jeffrey D. Sachs." In this segment, Sachs discusses GDP discrepancies between China and Western countries, underscoring how China and the West view economic growth and competition.
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Globalization of China's Development Finance: Bo Kong

Professor Bo Kong, a member of the SiC Multipolarity working group discusses his research on the globalization of China's Development Finance Model particularly in the Energy Sector.
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Chinese Belt and Road from a Comparative Perspective: Min Ye

Firat Demir spoke with Professor Min Ye about her work with the Security in Context Multipolarity working group.
Research

Diplomacy of Masks: China and the Crisis of Populism in South America

Paul Amar explores China's role in South American politics and development in light of COVID19, focusing on how the country leverages right and left leaning policies in the region to aid in its extractive model of cooperation.