A Eurasian Jigsaw: BRI and INSTC Interconnectivity will Complete the Puzzle

A Eurasian Jigsaw: BRI and INSTC Interconnectivity will Complete the Puzzle

Interconnecting Inner Eurasia is an exercise in Taoist equilibrium: adding piece by piece, patiently, to a gigantic jigsaw puzzle. It takes time, skill, vision, and of course major breakthroughs. A key piece was added to the puzzle recently in Uzbekistan, bolstering the links between the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and the International North South…

G7 Envies China’s BRI

G7 Envies China’s BRI

Biden, Johnson and von der Leyen are prepared to fight to the last Ukrainian to beat Russia and to hell with what happens to Ukraine along the way. Though G7’s recent €200 million knees up in Bavaria’s luxurious Elmau castle was, like the Commonwealth Heads’ meeting in Rwanda some days earlier, a criminal waste of…

Is India Playing a Double Game to Disrupt China’s BRI?

Is India Playing a Double Game to Disrupt China’s BRI?

A recent surge in deadly terrorist attacks on China’s strategic partnership projects in Pakistan has raised concerns that a foreign sponsor may be orchestrating the violence. A recent surge in deadly terrorist attacks on China’s strategic partnership projects in Pakistan has raised concerns that a foreign sponsor may be orchestrating the violence. Three Chinese nationals…

Chinese-Iranian Overland Connectivity Is Slowly But Surely Being Streamlined

Chinese-Iranian Overland Connectivity Is Slowly But Surely Being Streamlined

The grand strategic trend is that Iran is reorienting itself towards the East in line with the rest of the world as all key players in the global systemic transition to multipolarity begin focusing much more on Asia. The Middle Corridor (MC) between China and Turkey via Central Asia, the Caspian Sea, and the South…