One of the key elements behind this massive investment is the preparation for China’s medium to long-term future. With energy
Dr. Peter Frankopan is a historian at Oxford University, where he is senior research fellow at Worcester College and director of the Oxford Center for Byzantine Research. He works on the history of the Mediterranean, Russia, the Middle East, Persia, Central Asia and beyond, and on relations between Christianity and Islam. He also specializes in medieval Greek literature, and translated The Alexiad for Penguin Classics.
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