Over the past month, the United States and Europe have doubled down on their commitment to challenging China’s Belt and Road Initiative by launching new initiatives to build infrastructure in developing countries.
Secretary of State Antony Blinken this week touted the Blue Dot Network at the OECD in Paris, last week the White House sent a high-level delegation to go on a three-nation “listening tour” to promote its new B3W initiative, and in September the EU unveiled the “Global Gateway.”
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