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Isabel Hilton

Isabel Hilton is a London-based writer and broadcaster. She has reported extensively from East and South Asia and is the founder and editor of www.chinadialogue.net – a non-profit Chinese/English platform for environmental and climate change news and analysis – and of www.thethirdpole.net, which focuses on the Himalayan watershed. Both chinadialogue.net and thethirdpole.net advance equitable solutions to shared problems through reliable, high-quality information.

Research areas:  Emerging powers , Asia

Publications

China in Myanmar: implications for the future
Yunnan - Myanmar Border Region Scenery by treasuresthouhast with cc licence from Flickr Isabel Hilton 8 October 2013
Myanmar’s strategic location at the junction of South Asia, South-East Asia and China is both economically and strategically significant: Myanmar offers China’s landlocked inland provinces of Yunnan and Sichuan a trading outlet to the Indian Ocean and the possibility of a strategic presence there, thus escaping U.S. encirclement and co... more  
China in Latin America: hegemonic challenge?
Embajadora De China Visita A Presidente Del Congreso by Congreso de la Republica del Perú with cc license from Flickr Isabel Hilton 20 February 2013
The United States is Latin America’s traditional hegemonic power, but China’s influence in the region is large and growing. How far does China’s presence in the U.S. backyard represent a hegemonic challenge? more  

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