Jeff Luse writes in RealClearWorld on how the United States can counter China’s Belt and Road Intiative.
- Last year China invested $56.5 billion into its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), which funds infrastructure and energy projects in developing nations.
- The BRI presents a challenge to expanding economic freedom and reducing emissions, as a majority of projects are powered with dirty coal.
- To counter China’s growing influence in the developing world, the United States should export economic freedom through increased trade relations with key allies.
- Doing so well benefit emerging economies and the environment for years to come.
Read the full article here.