Cambodia, China, and the PLAN’s Overseas Intentions“, for Party Watch Initiative, 2019-09-19.

Honey Over Vinegar: China’s Slow and Steady Approach to Military Access in Cambodia“, for Party Watch Initiative, 2019-09-12.

China in Uganda: The Highs and Lows of the Belt and Road“, for Party Watch Initiative, 2019-06-27.

Too Much Risk or Not Enough? New Development Finance Agencies in China and the United States,” for Party Watch Initiative, 2019-01-29.

Belt and Road in Rwanda: Private Sector Leads the Way,” for Belt and Road Blog, 2018-12-02.



Comparing the New Chinese and American Development Finance Agencies,” for The Belt and Road Podcast, March 4, 2019.



New Types of Financing for a New Financier,” presented at SAIS China-Africa Research Initiative Conference, Washington, DC, April 2018. (video)


Media mentions:

坦桑尼亚叫停百亿美元港口建设项目 [Tanzania Suspends $10 Billion Dollar Port Construction Project],” by Fang Bing (方冰), in Voice of America Chinese (美国之音中文), June 28, 2019.


Working papers under review:

Conditionality with Chinese Characteristics, working paper last updated 2018-07-28