Scientific Collaboration along the Silk Road
The Belt and Road Initiative, or BRI for short, is an immense development program announced by the Chinese government in late 2013. The program is knitted around trade routes, including the historic Silk Road, that are generally aligned in an East-West direction, and includes investment in the construction of railways, highways, and ports.
How to Revive the Five Seas Strategy The Syrian Vision?
In the period between his ascension to presidency in 2000 and the onset of the war on Syria in 2011, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad sought to shift economic policy towards infitah (opening). This policy aimed at reigniting economic and social development, while strengthening the international and regional alliances of Syria.
Starting a New Journey for High-Quality Development of the Belt and Road
THE SECOND BELT AND ROAD FORUM FOR International Cooperation (BRF) was held from April 25 to 27, 2019 in Beijing. This was the most important diplomatic event held by China this year, which also marks the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China (PRC).
The Belt and Road Initiative is Opening up New Horizons
THE NEOLIBERAL INTERNATIONAL ORDER dictated to the world by the Atlantic System has come to an end. The world is now in search of a new and more egalitarian international order based on mutual benefit and respect for national sovereignty. The last three decades have not only witnessed a shift of the center of weight of production from the West to the East, but also the rise of a Developing World in Eurasia accompanied by struggles in the economic as well as political and armed spheres.