China advances ‘Silk Road Economic Belt’ strategy to dominate Eurasia, Africa

By World Tribune Special to WorldTribune.com by William R. Hawkins, FamilySecurityMatters.org On May 14-15, the People’s Republic of China (PRC) hosted the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation. The Beijing meeting attracted 29 heads of state (including Russian President Vladimir Putin) and representatives of 130 other countries (including the U.S.), plus the leaders of … Continue reading China advances ‘Silk Road Economic Belt’ strategy to dominate Eurasia, Africa

Xi’s wild geese chase the Silk Road gold

President Xi Jinping invokes Ming dynasty heroes, geopolitical development strategies and wild Asian geese analogies to portray China’s New Silk Roads initiative as the flagship of a trade-focussed new world order By Pepe Escobar President Xi Jinping used the two-day New Silk Road international forum in Beijing to establish China as the flagship of a … Continue reading Xi’s wild geese chase the Silk Road gold

How China Managed to Overcome Global Economic Slowdown?

While Beijing is preparing to hold the One Belt, One Road Forum for International Cooperation on May 14-15, Xinhua has stepped forward to bust the myth that China's New Silk Road project is essentially a Marshall Plan 2.0 China's New Silk Road Project has nothing to do with America's post-WWII Marshall Plan, China's state-run media outlet Xinhua … Continue reading How China Managed to Overcome Global Economic Slowdown?

One Belt, One Road Strategy: Big Dream, Not a Conspiracy

Tom McGregor Beijing pledged to spend more than $1 trillion dollars to build major infrastructure projects for countries signed up in the regions — Asia, Africa, Middle East, Europe, Oceania and Central Asia. The initiative would benefit participating member states since China would aid sovereign governments to build logistics hubs — roads, railways, ports, bridges and airports; manufacturing parks; energy zones with power plants … Continue reading One Belt, One Road Strategy: Big Dream, Not a Conspiracy

Central Asia Affairs

Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan and Georgia sign Trans-Caspian International Transport Route protocol By Yerbolat Uatkhanov in Central Asia ASTANA – Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan and Georgia signed a protocol April 1 confirming the regulations on membership in the Legal Entities Union and the composition of the working group on the development of a transport route and its action plan … Continue reading Central Asia Affairs