Trade after Trump: Business, Biden and the Belt and Road

During Trump’s tenure the World Order has undergone dramatic changes. To adapt, America needs more than a new foreign policy – it needs a revolutionary economic policy. After Joe Biden was officially declared President-Elect, pundits raced to deduce how a Democratic administration might reform policy. High on the  foreign policy agenda is relations with China. Trump once faced mockery for his fixation with China – … Continue reading Trade after Trump: Business, Biden and the Belt and Road

China’s Dam Dilemma: Strategic Competition in the Horn of Africa

Donald Trump is eager for foreign policy victories before America’s election, but the CCP’s plenum has also made note of the “strategic opportunity” to “grasp the changing international situation” and should be looking for diplomatic victories to burnish its reputation as a reliable mediator. Competition between the two to secure peace in historically troubled parts of the world offers a glimmer of hope for multi-polar international relations. Continue reading China’s Dam Dilemma: Strategic Competition in the Horn of Africa