China's western horizon (2020)
Beijing and the new geopolitics of Eurasia
in: Oxford scholarship online
This text explains how China's new foreign policies like the vaunted 'Belt and Road' Initiative are being shaped by local and regional politics outside China and assesses the political implications of these developments for Eurasia and the United States. It depicts the ways that President Xi Jinping's China is zealously transforming its national wealth and economic power into tools of global political influence and details these developments in South Asia, Central Asia, and the Middle East.