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The Dragon is looking West


In the memorandum between Italy and China, two of the twenty nine agreements concern the ports of Trieste and Genoa, which Beijing sees as its gates to Europe

Chinese President Xi Jinping shakes hands with Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte as he arrives at Villa Madama in Rome, Italy March 23, 2019. REUTERS/Yara Nardi

In the memorandum between Italy and China, two of the twenty nine agreements concern the ports of Trieste and Genoa, which Beijing sees as its gates to Europe

“Let her sleep, for when she wakes she will shake the world”. Napoleon Bonaparte was all too right. And if the truth be told, China hasn’t just stirred, it has also set its sights on Europe and some of its most important economies, and is making a concerted effort to involve them in what is undoubtedly the most sweeping infrastructural project ever conceived: the Belt and Road Initiative, or new Silk Road.

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