Edward Lemon and Bradley Jardine
How China can tighten its Belt and Road Initiative in Central Asia
- China should veer away from large-scale, top-down investments and seek to work with local companies to build sustainable projects that benefit Central Asians and minimise government corruption
Edward Lemon is Research Assistant Professor at the Bush School of Government and Public Service, Texas A&M University and president of the Oxus Society for Central Asian Affairs. His research focuses on security issues in Central Asia.
Bradley Jardine is a Schwarzman fellow at the Wilson Centre's Kissinger Institute on China and the United States, and a research consultant for the Oxus Society for Central Asian Affairs.