As a Technocracy, China will naturally seek to build infrastructure to connect to as many trading centers as possible. Belt and Road will be the largest infrastructure ever undertaken. Meanwhile, Trump's hardline rhetoric against China during the campaign cycle has turned to sawdust. China is wasting no time to take advantage of it.
China was the Trilateral Commission's love child in the 1970s, and they orchestrated the transformation from a Communist dictatorship to a Technocracy. There is a good possibility that the 'protectionist' movement in the West is being manipulated in order for China to rise to global leadership. If true, then the timing and the result is perfect. ? TN Editor
China opens on Sunday a summit to promote its massive global trade infrastructure project, highlighting Beijing's ambitions to spearhead a new era of globalisation as Washington shifts toward inward-looking policies.
President Xi Jinping will host leaders from 29 nations in Beijing for a two-day forum on his signature foreign policy programme, a revival of the Silk Road dubbed the One Belt, One Road Initiative.