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Battle of the BRI’s - How the West plans to challenge China’s rise through infrastructure, and why it might not succeed.

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Will the appeal of the Western-led global democratic order triumph over China’s pragmatic approach to infrastructure investments?

In this op-ed, Tabita Rosendal Ebbesen, PhD student at the Centre for East and South-East Asian Studies at Lund University, explores the possibility that the two new infrastructure investment initiatives proposed by the US and EU might pose a challenge to China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI)

Download and read the full article here (PDF)