China’s BRI Is Aggravating Ethnic Tensions in the Global South

Gulalai Ismail and Alvin CambaSource LinkWhile Western analysts see the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) as the centerpiece of China’s political and economic power projection abroad, China promotes it as a gamechanger for the economic development of the Global South. Departing from both perspectives, we illustrate that China’s institutional approach to largely work with regimes in power, which