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China’s One Belt, One Road (OBOR) initiative represents “the largest and potentially the most transformative engineering effort in human history.” (Chas Freeman, Former U.S. Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, June 20, 2016). OBOR is already having a transformational impact on the political economies of many Asian nations.
Honorable Chas W. Freeman, Jr.
Senior Fellow, Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, Brown University
Ambassador Chas W. Freeman, Jr. is a senior fellow at Brown University’s Watson Institute for International Studies, a former U.S. Assistant Secretary of Defense, ambassador to Saudi Arabia (during operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm), acting Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, and Chargé d’affaires at both Bangkok and Beijing. He began his diplomatic career in India but specialized in Chinese affairs (He was the principal American interpreter during President Nixon’s visit to Beijing in 1972).