May 16th, 2017

Mic

Unleashing the dragon

It's nice when you're swimming amidst tons of cash, right?

Belt and Road Initiative: China Plans $1 Trillion New ‘Silk Road’

It's got all in this plan: ports, power plants, power grids, telecommunications networks, roads, railways, bridges, transport hubs, transport manufacturing (train/ship builders) etc.

Here's a nice colorful map of it all:



Well, all I see is a colourful streak on a map running through many Muslim countries pretending to be functional nation states. This must end well.

Would love to see how China would be taking its turn in dealing with the (in)famous Middle East quagmire. It should help accelerate global distrust of China.

Anyway...

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