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China’s Infrastructure Alliances

European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) | 12 May 2015
The recent launch of the Asian Infrastructure and Investment Bank (AIIB) is only the latest in a series of Chinese-led bodies dating back a quarter century aimed at c...

Cities: How Good is Smart?

Dubai Art Fest | March 19, 2015
HSBC's airport ads tell us: "In the future, we will be planting cities." Indeed, we already are. Dubai has declared its ambition to be the world's smartest city by 2020.

The fragmentation of power

The European | 16 January 2015
The end of the nation-state as we know it: Parag Khanna discusses the path towards global connectivity and why we have to shift from Western history to global history.