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Podcast: China's New Silk Road Initiative and its Geoeconomic Implications

August 22nd 2017 - 15:55

As China rolls out its new Silk Road initiative, the EU plans for stricter vetting of foreign investment. HCSS analysts Karlijn Jans, Sijbren de Jong, and Willem Oosterveld discuss the new Silk Road's implications for the EU and Middle East.

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Willem Oosterveld is a Strategic Analyst at HCSS. He holds degrees in political science, law and history, having studied in Amsterdam, Leiden, Paris, New York and Harvard. A former Fulbright scholar, he earned a PhD in the history of international law from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva.