http://www.youtube.com/watch The Belt and Road initiative is a convergence of China's New Silk Road project to create land routes through Central Asia, linking Eurasia and Europe, with the New Maritime Silk Road initiative to build a network of ports and logistics in the Indian Ocean region. This presentation analyses the geopolitics of the Belt and … Continue reading Belt and Road Initiative: Geopolitical Analysis
Why is China so keen on courting Islamic countries for its Belt and Road? The team at Kontinentalist brings you some answers with this interactive guide — Read on geographical.co.uk/places/item/3199-bri-islam
http://www.youtube.com/watch This presentation introduces the meaning and applications of Geoeconomics, as the use of Economic Means by (nation-states and other international actors) to create national power and achieve geopolitical goals.The interactions between Geopolitics, Geeconomics and Geostrategy are also introduced.
http://www.youtube.com/watch In this presentation we look at the relationship between Geography - the science of place and space; as a meta-discipline which provides an analytical toolkit for conducting analysis in geopolitics. We explore various elements of geography through etymology, definitions and interactions of concepts which make the discipline.
http://www.youtube.com/watch The Indian Ocean is the third largest ocean, its littoral countries are home to almost half the world’s population. two-thirds of the world’s trade passes through the Indian Ocean, including most of its oil supplies. It is no surprise then that the Indian Ocean is fast emerging as the world’s most actively contested geopolitical … Continue reading The New Great Game in the Indian Ocean
http://www.youtube.com/watch The Indian Ocean is the third largest ocean, its littoral countries are home to almost half the world’s population. two-thirds of the world’s trade passes through the Indian Ocean, including most of its oil supplies. It is no surprise then that the Indian Ocean is fast emerging as the world’s most actively contested geopolitical … Continue reading Geopolitics of the Indian Ocean: the Indo-Pacific
While America was watching last months hearings on infrastructure, China slipped in and made off with a good bit of last years stocking stuffers big stock gains on Wall Street. Quietly, the... — Read on http://www.realclearworld.com/articles/2019/04/22/how_us_can_beat_china_on_infrastructure_113011.html
IN MOST WESTERN eyes Saudi Aramco inspires either awe or disdain. Financiers are in the first camp. They gobbled up the state-owned behemoth’s first-ever global bonds last week, gasped at its $111bn annual profit and, for all their professed concern about climate change, gushed over how cheaply it can pump oil for decades to come. … Continue reading Saudi Aramco looks downstream, and East – Schumpeter
By Prabir De Few days from now China will host the second BRI Summit in Beijing. Conversations with Chinese BRI experts in Beijing suggest that this time participation of foreign heads will exceed the number... — Read on economictimes.indiatimes.com/blogs/et-commentary/building-an-inclusive-bri-amid-challenges/
After borrowing money to pay for infrastructure, the island nation's debts to China now account for about a third of its total gross domestic product. — Read on http://www.realclearworld.com/video/2019/02/11/maldives_fears_china_belt_and_road_debt_trap.html