NBR Special Report no. 80
Securing the Belt and Road Initiative
China's Evolving Military Engagement Along the Silk Roads
This NBR Special Report assesses the implications of China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) for the calculations of the People’s Liberation Army and other Chinese security actors. Taken together, the seven essays in the report present a sweeping picture of the set of options that are under consideration to secure China’s interests along the BRI routes.
Overseas Military Operations in Belt and Road Countries: The Normative Constraints and Legal Framework
The Dragon’s Cuddle: China’s Security Power Projection into Central Asia and Lessons for the Belt and Road Initiative
This report was produced with support from the Daniel Morgan Graduate School of National Security.