“Build Bridges: Others see big opportunities to respond to China’s multibillion-dollar Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). ‘The EU and the U.S. should create a joint investment fund that would support investment projects abroad and counter China’s BRI,’ said Julianne Smith, director of the Asia Program and the Geopolitics Program at the German Marshall Fund — building on work on infrastructure development already underway in the region and welcoming Japan and Australia…”

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