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The stories about China's rise that you missed. Host Reid Standish is joined by leading experts and RFE/RL journalists to explain hidden trends and unpack investigations that get to the heart of how China is reshaping the world from Eastern Europe to Central Asia and why it matters to you.

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The stories about China's rise that you missed. Host Reid Standish is joined by leading experts and RFE/RL journalists to explain hidden trends and unpack investigations that get to the heart of how China is reshaping the world from Eastern Europe to Central Asia and why it matters to you.

    What China's Xi Learned From The Soviet Collapse

    What China's Xi Learned From The Soviet Collapse

    A slowing economy poses what's perhaps the greatest challenge to Chinese leader Xi Jinping's power since he became leader and there's an unlikely factor behind it: China's complicated relationship with the Soviet Union.

    • 25 min
    How Ursula Von Der Leyen Became The EU's Top China Hawk

    How Ursula Von Der Leyen Became The EU's Top China Hawk

    Making Europe get tough on China has been a hallmark of European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen’s term in office, but what’s behind her hardening line toward Beijing?

    • 36 min
    What The Israel-Hamas War Means For China

    What The Israel-Hamas War Means For China

    Beijing is eyeing a bigger diplomatic role around the unfolding conflict in the Middle East. Al-Jazeera’s Erin Hale joins host Reid Standish to unpack China’s response to the Israel-Hamas war.

    • 21 min
    What Do We Really Know About China's Belt And Road After 10 Years?

    What Do We Really Know About China's Belt And Road After 10 Years?

    What do we really know about the Belt and Road Initiative -- China's global infrastructure program -- after a decade of investments around the world? Reid Standish is joined by Jacob Mardell, the editorial coordinator for China at the German NGO N-Ost, to unpack where the ambitious project stands today, dispel myths over how it works, and take a deeper look at where it's headed.

    • 25 min
    Can China Learn To Live With The Taliban?

    Can China Learn To Live With The Taliban?

    With an eye on Afghanistan’s resource wealth, Beijing is slowly deepening its ties with the Taliban, but is the relationship built to last? Kabul-based journalist Ali Latifi and the German Marshall Fund’s Andrew Small join host Reid Standish to explore Beijing’s complicated history with the group.

    • 33 min
    Traveling On A Chinese-Built Highway In Georgia That’s Wrapped Up In Geopolitics

    Traveling On A Chinese-Built Highway In Georgia That’s Wrapped Up In Geopolitics

    Tamuna Chkareuli, a photojournalist working with RFE/RL’s Georgia Service, joins host Reid Standish for a special episode from their reporting trip across Georgia about how a $1 billion Chinese-built highway is transforming the country and bringing hope and scandal in the process.

    • 28 min

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