China's Belt & Road Initiative Builds Roads to Beijing
Growing uneasiness as Chinese projects ensnare local governments
By: Salman Rafi Sheikh
When the ambitious China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CEPC) was launched in 2013, it was hailed as the dawn of a new era of “connectivity” and “mutual development.” Instead, it is turning out to be an object lesson that the central purpose of China’s famed Belt and Road Initiative is to benefit China, often to the detriment of the c…
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