Think tanks in Bucharest launch “Asia’s Century” International Project 2022 – 2027

Think tanks in Bucharest launch “Asia’s Century” International Project 2022 – 2027

  “Asia’s Century” International Project 2022 – 2027 was launched in Bucharest late March by a consortium of think-tanks consisting of the Bucharest-based MEPEI (Middle East Political and Economic Institute), Eurodefense Romania and ICI (National Institute for Research & Development in Informatics), together with the Ljubljana-based IFIMES (International Institute for Middle East and Balkan Studies) […]

What is the Maritime Silk Road?

What is the Maritime Silk Road?

by Professor Richard T. Griffiths, director of the New Silk Road Projects, IIAS and Leiden University   There are two extreme interpretations of China’s Maritime Silk Road (MSR). One sees it as a policy to obtain strategic naval advantage. The other sees it as a benign effort to bring less advantaged countries into the global […]