| International Freedom and Trade International Freedom and Trade | Expert Commentary Expert Commentary | April 15, 2019 ‘Belt and Road’ Will Help the World. China? Not So Much. Investing in struggling countries carries big risks that are likely to undermine global power ambitions. By Tyler Cowen Tyler Cowen writes on China's proposed "Belt and Road" reincarnation of the Silk Road, and the effects of China's significant investment in foreign port infrastructure.Read it at Bloomberg.