James Bowen is a widely published analyst of international affairs whose work has featured in The National Interest, The Diplomat, World Politics Review, New Europe, The Interpreter, and many other publications. He is the editor of the Global Observatory at the International Peace Institute in New York and a former Australian government speechwriter.

Last Updated: September 21, 2017

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09.24.17

China, Global Peacemaker?

James Bowen
In May, Chinese President Xi Jinping gave opening remarks to a two-day international forum designed to demystify and attract support for Beijing’s “Belt and Road Initiative.” This estimated $1 trillion investment campaign aims to create extensive...