The geopolitics of infrastructure

The shaping of infrastructure and urban life has become a critical arena of global power competition.

Infrastructure and International Order 

Infrastructure development is at the core of new forms of strategic contestation between great powers over the shape of the international order. 

This theme examines the ways in which large-scale infrastructure and urbanization are becoming central to evolving approaches to strategic competition among powerful states today, focusing primarily on initiatives from China, the United States, and the European Union, which are all seeking to influence connectivity and urban spaces across and beyond their own borders. 


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