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CIR: Ko-Yung Tung on China's Belt and Road Initiative - Shared screen with speaker view
Sandy Campbell
54:53
All - please start typing in your questions
Neal
56:22
Why didn't the Trans-Siberian Highway become a new Silk Road?
Sandy Campbell
56:30
I will also ask people to “raise your hand” and I’ll unmute you
555345
57:56
To what extent would the TTP have counterbalanced BRI?
George Duncan
58:10
Is the current US political opposition to China likely to impact the activities of Cah
George Duncan
58:40
China that you have outlined?
Barbara
01:02:12
How does China's well known disdain for minority populations and cultures [e.g. Tibet, Uiggers] fit into the BRI? What challenges and changes might you anticipate both in China and the various host countries?
Joseph Spinden
01:02:20
How is it possible that the Kenya Railway can break even by 2020?
charlescase
01:04:08
To what extent has BRI always been a geopolitical effort to obtain greater global influence, rather than an economic one?
paul relis
01:04:44
Seems like the BRI model is a disaster from a climate change perspective and contrary to China trying to advance a climate change beneficence image.
Joseph Spinden
01:05:17
China seems to be a predatory lender, effectively colonizing the countries it lends to, as Mahatir said. Do the debtor countries have any recourse via international law?
iPad (3)
01:05:21
On a cultural level both Santa Fe and Albuquerque were invited to participate in exchanges HOW is the debt ratio in the Central Asian Republics?
iPad (3)
01:05:50
On a cultural level both Santa
iPad (3)
01:07:20
On a cultural level both Santa Fe and Abq were invited to participate thruSister Cities in Central Asia. How is the debt ratio in Central Asian Republics like Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan
iPad (3)
01:07:53
sorry my iPad keyboard is wompy
Joseph Spinden
01:09:09
This is a clear weakness in the current International regime.
555345
01:16:00
As BRI strengthens economic ties with Europe, does that have the potential of creating a wedge between the EU and the US and what are the implications for US leadership?
555345
01:17:34
Anonymous = Richard Silver
Joseph Spinden
01:18:12
It should also be noted that the cost of the projects is largely nominal. I.e, by requiring large parts of the funds (apart from bribes) go to Chinese companies, the actual dollar amounts dispersed will be substantially lower than the nominal amounts.
Paula
01:21:03
Given the strategic importance of Port of Gwadar to BRI, and its predatory lending practices, what protections are in place, if any, to protect Pakistan's nuclear arsenal?
Herb Thomas
01:21:15
Did I understand correctly that you are currently in Wuhan? The background we are looking at is stark and interesting. Is that a Chinese city in winter?
555345
01:25:30
To what extent does China present an alternative form of competent government competitive to Western liberal democracy; are we entering into a new period of competing models of governance such as existed during the Cold War?
Joseph Spinden
01:31:11
That was actually not my point. I am very dubious about those numbers. I would like to see how any of these projects pays itself off so rapidly.
Neal
01:32:13
I also was skeptical -- the TransSiberian Hwy/Railroad apparently didn't work.
Paula
01:37:18
Can you speak with any specificity to projects in the U.S.? my visual memory of your map seems to locate projects perhaps in Corpus Christi? Houston? Duluth, MN? many in the NE? all either Energy or Transportation sector investments?
Joseph Spinden
01:38:37
Trump is clearly the biggest promoter of the Chinese model, albeit inadvertently.
Joseph Spinden
01:42:08
Do you have any ideas as to ways to provide relief to countries that have wound up with excessive debt levels?
Joseph Spinden
01:43:07
Those two sentences are completely separate.
Neal
01:43:49
Very informative presentation!