Responding to Crises, SCO Finally Embraces Expansion

After years of stasis, the Shanghai Cooperation Organization at its latest summit finally agreed to consider expanding the organization’s membership, which has remained fixed since its foundation in 2001. But the group still faces several obstacles to expanding its role in Eurasia.


China Tries to Rebuild Regional Trust With Maritime Silk Road

By The Editors

In an email interview, Geoffrey Wade, visiting fellow at the Australian National University College of Asia and the Pacific, discussed the objectives of China’s Maritime Silk Road initiative, the partners involved and the challenges facing its implementation.