US Indo-Pacific strategy
The United States contests the Chinese Belt and Road with a private corporation

The US has launched another private initiative in an attempt to counter China’s rapidly growing infrastructure development and investment project, Belt and Road

President Xiomara Castro repeals neoliberal ZEDE Law in landmark step and other stories

Today we look at the repeal of the ZEDE law in Honduras, US threats against the China-Solomon Islands security pact, and more

Nepal approves US’ Millennium Challenge Corporation grant amid protests. What’s next?

Weeks of instability in the Nepali parliament finally resulted in the ratification of the USD 500 million grant deal with US agency Millennium Challenge Corporation. This was preceded by massive protests by political parties that are opposing the government’s deal, viewing it as a threat to Nepal’s sovereignty