03/10/2017 GIP

Georgia-China Relations: the Geopolitics of the Belt And Road


Joseph Larsen
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China has shown a growing interest in Georgia. Cooperation is largely confined to the economic sphere. However, a stronger Chinese presence in the context of the Belt and Road Initiative could have major geopolitical significance.

This paper analyzes the current state of bilateral relations while asking a key question: Does involvement in the Belt and Road Initiative have the potential to improve Georgia’s national security situation?

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