U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken will meet with top Chinese officials next week during a stop in Anchorage.
At its most northern point, China is hundreds of miles from the Arctic Circle, but its leaders want a say in how the region is governed. Recently, the country issued its first national policy on the Arctic, and it reveals its expansive ambitions in the far North.
The deal links Alaska’s gas pipeline project to three Chinese entities with deep pockets.
China is managing the potential challenges Trump presents to U.S.-China ties with grand gestures and lavish hospitality. Wednesday marked the start of what Chinese officials term a “state visit plus.”
Improving Pakistan’s infrastructure will be the first step in creating a network of roads, railways, pipelines and shipping lanes that stretch all the way to Europe.