Soviet Collapse Echoes in China’s Belt and Road

MINEX Forum | August 15, 2018
img0 Grand investment plans for unproductive regions have caused empires to founder before. What causes empires to fall? According to one influential view, it’s ultimately a question of investment. Great powers are the nations that best harness their economic potential to build up military strength. When they become overextended, the splurge of spending to sustain a ...