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U.S., Aus, Japan, India Mull Belt and Road Alternative

The Australian Financial Review’s Phillip Cooley reports on discussions between Australia, the United States, India, and Japan on establishing a joint regional infrastructure plan to rival the controversial China-led Belt and Road Initiative. The BRI, a trillion dollar-plus, 65-nation trade an...

Xi Pledges to Modernize PLA, D.C.’s “New Benchmark”

Chinese state media highlighted President Xi Jinping’s recent pre-Spring Festival trip to a military base in Sichuan over the weekend, where he greeted service members and stressed China’s commitment to modernizing the Party-led People’s Liberation Army. At Reuters, Ben Blanchard r...