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Radio Free Europe Podcast on China's New Silk Road

September 4th 2017 - 10:19

Radio Free Europe Majlis podcast looks at the effects of China's One Belt, One Road (OBOR) trade connectivity initiative on Central Asia, sparked by the recent HCSS report A Road To Riches Or A Road To Ruin? The Geo-Economic Implications Of China's New Silk Road.

Sijbren de Jong, one of the authors of the report joined the conversation. 

Read more and listen to the podcast here.

Sijbren de Jong is a Strategic Analyst at HCSS and lecturer in Geo-Economics at Leiden University, The Hague. He has a PhD in EU external energy security relations from the University of Leuven and holds degrees in Economic Geography (MSc) from the University of Groningen and Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding (MA) from the University of Leuven. His geographical areas of expertise include Russia, Central Asia and the Caspian Sea Region; Central and Eastern Europe; and the Western Balkans.