Reconnecting Asia

Mapping continental ambitions

Analysis

To make the most of Asia’s new connections, we must not only seize the positive opportunities they present but also reduce the health risks they could carry.

Dr. Mary E. Wilson

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The Other Side of the World

By Jon B. Alterman

As China looks westward for energy security and the United States seeks to commit more attention to the Pacific, the U.S. must decide how it will try to shape China's role in the Middle East.

Russia and India’s Plan to Skip the Suez Canal

By Jonathan E. Hillman

A new link in the North-South Transport Corridor connecting Russia, Iran, and India could have far-reaching implications for economic patterns between Europe and Asia.

Dirty Entanglements on the New Silk Road

By Dr. Louise Shelley

Drugs, human smuggling, and illegal migration will remain crucial elements of life and the economy in Central Asia in the coming years, a problem only amplified by the new Silk Road.

What to Pack for a Silk Road Trip

By The Silk Road Project Team

Preparing for our trip along the Silk Road has been about adapting – to different regulations, technological barriers, and financial challenges.

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