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Passengers who arrived in a train launched to operate on a railway line constructed by the China Road and Bridge Corporation and financed by Chinese government are seen outside the Nairobi Terminus, Nairobi, Kenya, on May 31, 2017. Thomas Mukoya/Reuters

“China Steps Out: Beijing’s Major Power Engagement with the Developing World”: A Review

Hunter Marston is a senior research assistant at the Brookings Institution, where he works in the Center for East Asia Policy Studies and for The India Project. You can follow him on Twitter @hmarston4. Read More

March 28, 2018

Southeast Asia
Will Thailand Actually Hold an Election?

As Thai political parties register to compete in early 2019, the ruling junta may yet again delay promised elections.

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March 23, 2018

Southeast Asia
Can Thanathorn Be a Savior of Thai Politics? Part 2

Much remains unknown about the young leader of one of Thailand’s newest political parties ahead of the promised 2019 elections.

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March 22, 2018

China
China’s Heavy Hand in Africa

Is China’s “charm offensive” losing its charm and becoming just offensive?

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