Browse our analysis section for news and articles on topics such as China's Belt and Road Initiative (OBOR), the world's evolving digital infrastructure competition, and the stakes for U.S. policy.
This analysis evaluates the proximity of Pakistan's population to the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor's highway network.
Rising seas and extreme weather events could displace millions of people, creating large refugee flows and disrupting trade. At-risk countries should take a longer view, and the international community should support their efforts.
Asia is home to permafrost that extends to lower latitudes than anywhere else in the world. But as global temperatures rise, that permafrost is thawing and posing challenges for the region’s infrastructure.
Introducing (X, Why): a new series that dives into our growing database and uses GIS to investigate the drivers and implications of Asia’s massive infrastructure push. To start, we identify “hotspots” – areas of high activity.
The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) traverses some of the world’s most dangerous terrain. Terrorist attacks have declined in Pakistan, but insecurity remains a major risk for ambitious projects.