Recent Commentary

Belt and Road Projects Direct Chinese Investment to All Corners of the Globe. What Are the Local Impacts? The Monkey Cage, September 11, 2018, with Richard Bluhm, Axel Dreher, Andreas Fuchs, Bradley Parks and Michael Tierney.

China's Foreign Aid Beyond the Headlines. Fairbank Center Blog, February 13, 2018.

China's Overseas Development Programs: Busting `Rogue Donor' Myths. GlobalDev Blog, February 8, 2018, with Brad Parks, Michael J. Tierney, Axel Dreher and Andreas Fuchs.

Rogue Agent or Team Player? Beijing’s Motivations for Aid Provision. AidData The First Tranche, February 6, 2018, with Brad Parks, Michael J. Tierney, Axel Dreher and Andreas Fuchs.

Many in the West Fear Chinese ‘Aid’ to Africa. They’re Wrong. Here’s Why. The Monkey Cage, October 20, 2015, with Axel Dreher, Andreas Fuchs, Bradley Parks, and Michael J. Tierney.

China’s Global Maritime Presence: Hard and Soft Dimensions of PLAN Antipiracy Operations. Jamestown Foundation China Brief 15.9, April 27, 2015, with Andrew S. Erickson.

China’s `Facts of Ground’: Putting Neighbors Between a Rock and a Hard Place. War on the Rocks, March 2, 2015, with Andrew S. Erickson.