Science Technology & Security Forum

Is it the End of the Road for China's BRI?

Is it the End of the Road for China’s BRI?

The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is nearing close to a decade since its initiation in 2013. The ambitious plan included building a series of infrastructure projects including roads, railways, pipelines to increase connectivity and strengthen China’s energy security and geopolitical position. The initiative signalled China’s growing power projection and opportunities for smaller countries who …


Only Deterrence will Work with Xi’s China

PRC will never be content until India is reduced to economic distress and societal chaos, for this is the only country in Asia that can upset China’s primacy in Asia.   Whether during the Clinton or subsequent eras, the fact that the USSR had been replaced by 1992 with the Russian Federation made scant difference …

Young Voices

The Russia-Ukraine Conflict in Cyberspace: Questions and Concerns

On February 21, 2022 Russia’s President Vladimir Putin recognized the independence of the Russian dominated Luhansk and the Donetsk regions in eastern Ukraine which have been challenging Kiev’s sovereignty, and sent troops in to “keep the peace”. Subsequently, two days later Russia launched a “special military operation” in Ukraine to “demilitarize and denazify” the country. …

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Huawei Finds Itself in Peril in the Russo-Ukrainian Conflict

China’s stance on the Russia-Ukraine conflict is increasingly being discussed globally. Despite worldwide condemnation of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the Chinese government, at every instance, failed to condemn Russia’s so-called “special military intervention” in Ukraine, and is rather alleged to provide support for Putin’s actions. China has abstained from voting at the United Nations Security …