Geopolitics Is Dead. Long Live Geoeconomics.

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping attend the Belt and Road Forum, Beijing, May 15, 2017 (AP photo by Lintao Zhang).
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping attend the Belt and Road Forum, Beijing, May 15, 2017 (AP photo by Lintao Zhang).
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