There’s growing risk that the West may lose its maritime dominance, opening the door for a new, illiberal China-dominated world order.
The Ethiopia-Somaliland port deal has raised tensions in a geopolitical game that also involves China, Djibouti, Egypt, Somalia, and the UAE.
The Nigerien junta could use the Trans-Saharan Gas Pipeline project as leverage against the EU, strengthening Russian influence.
China’s Belt and Road Initiative continues to expand its global influence, particularly in developing autocracies, leveraging infrastructure and tech investments.
The U.S. partnership with India and the Adani Group to counter China is laden with financial, geopolitical, and reputational risks.
Russia has locked itself into an economic partnership with China in which it is the supplicant. It’s a role that Moscow seems happy to play.
Container ports are critical to global trade. And seven out of the ten largest container ports in the world are in China.
A new U.S. intelligence report says China may be pursuing military bases in Cambodia, Equatorial Guinea, and the United Arab Emirates.
Studies reveal that the true amount of sovereign debt owed by recipients of Chinese lending is vastly underreported.
Lining up on opposing sides are Middle Eastern, North African, and Eastern Mediterranean nations, Gulf states, Turkey, Russia, and Europe.