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One Belt, One Road, Many Futures | Books

To understand Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), the author says, one must stop thinking of it as a project. It is a concept.

It has now been more than five years since China launched its mammoth Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). Yet the plan remains somewhat of an enigma. There is still no specific blueprint or list of projects that would allow us to evaluate its success. Even the number of participating countriesmore than 70, according to Chinais ambiguous. As is the notion of what it means to participate

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