The Belt and Road Initiative marks an evolution in China’s policies. Photo: Xinhua The Belt and Road Initiative marks an evolution in China’s policies. Photo: Xinhua
The Belt and Road Initiative marks an evolution in China’s policies. Photo: Xinhua
Raffaello Pantucci
Opinion

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Raffaello Pantucci

Opinion: China can cope with any bumps along the way on ‘Belt and Road’

Beijing has long experience dealing with countries involved in its massive trade initiative and the idea that it’s not prepared for problems is misleading, writes Raffaello Pantucci

The Belt and Road Initiative marks an evolution in China’s policies. Photo: Xinhua The Belt and Road Initiative marks an evolution in China’s policies. Photo: Xinhua
The Belt and Road Initiative marks an evolution in China’s policies. Photo: Xinhua
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Raffaello Pantucci

Raffaello Pantucci

Raffaello Pantucci is a senior associate fellow at the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) in London and a senior fellow at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS) in Singapore. His work focuses on terrorism, counter-terrorism and China's Eurasian relations. He has a forthcoming book on China's relations with Central Asia and most of his work can be found at raffaellopantucci.com. Prior to Covid-19, he spent a good portion of his time traversing the Eurasian continent seeking understanding about the new continental dynamics.