David Drickhamer

1134 days ago

Can China Turn the Middle of Nowhere Into the Center of the World Economy? (Published 2019)

nytimes.com

In the barely inhabited steppes of Central Asia, it is establishing the next foothold in its trillion-dollar campaign to transform global infrastructure. The Eurasian Pole of Inaccessibility is a striking name for an absence. It is the point farthest from a sea or ocean on the planet.