route during the Tang Dynasty, symbolizes the first step towards the realization of Chinese president Xi Jinping’s ambitious New Silk Road initiative. The Silk Road, which was an ancient network of trading routes that existed from around 114 BC to the
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Philosophical Root,” International Relations and Diplomacy 7, no. 3 (2019): 110–121, here 115, https://doi:10.17265/2328-2134/2019.03.003 . 3 Wang Yiwei, “China's ‘New Silk Road’: A Case Study in EU-China Relations,” in ISPI Report Xi's Policy Gambles: The
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, this issue ends with a critical commentary by Octavia Bryant and Mark Chou on whether China’s New Silk Road constitutes autocracy promotion. Bryant and Chou question the geopolitical reality along, and beyond, China’s western reaches.
, Slovakia, and Slovenia. 8 Co-financed by the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank established by Beijing, the New Silk Road Fund, and the New Development Bank of BRICS. 9 It is worth noting that the United States ineffectively warned against accession
Afghan Transregional Traders Across the Former Soviet Union
community’ as being uniquely positioned to act as a trading hub between the world’s Chinese workshop and its Eurasian markets. This model of Afghanistan’s relationship to the world, referred to by the U.S. government as ‘the New Silk Road Initiative’ has
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