Study finds China’s Belt & Road Initiative here to stay

It has been 6 years since China unveiled its massive global infrastructure plan: the Belt-and-Road Initiative. How has the project fared so far? A leading American think-tank spent months in the field to find out. CGTN’s Wang Guan reports. There are vastly different narratives about China’s Belt and Road Initiative. Narratives that often have geopolitical overtones. “In large part, depending on what their attitudes toward China is. I often joked that it is an inkblot test that reveals attitudes towards China,” Vice President for International Security and Diplomacy of the Asia Society Policy Institute Daniel Russel said. Russel is former President Barack Obama’s point person on Asian affairs. He recently led a panel of experts from Asia Society’s Policy Institute. […]