CPEC: Boon or Bane for Pakistan?
November 16, 2016
CPEC: Boon or Bane for Pakistan?
A look at the hopes and fears surrounding the ambitious China-Pakistan Economic Corridor.
CPEC: Boon or Bane for Pakistan?
Is the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor a 21st Century East India Company?
November 11, 2016
Is the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor a 21st Century East India Company?
A closer look at the hidden dangers CPEC could bring for Pakistan.
Is the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor a 21st Century East India Company?
Sino-Tajik Counterterroism Drills Reflect China's Regional Concerns
October 21, 2016
Sino-Tajik Counterterroism Drills Reflect China's Regional Concerns
Beijing has plenty of regional economic concerns, and strengthening the Tajik military is part of its insurance policy.
Sino-Tajik Counterterroism Drills Reflect China's Regional Concerns
Now Is the Time to Hit Pakistan With Sanctions
October 15, 2016
Now Is the Time to Hit Pakistan With Sanctions
It is time to put a credible threat of sanctions on the table.
Now Is the Time to Hit Pakistan With Sanctions
Is the US Trying to Sabotage the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor?
September 29, 2016
Is the US Trying to Sabotage the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor?
Intentional or not, U.S. counterterror operations are pushing militants into Balochistan, the heart of CPEC.
Is the US Trying to Sabotage the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor?
Chinese Investment Stokes Global Coal Growth
September 24, 2016
Chinese Investment Stokes Global Coal Growth
Even as China cuts back on coal at home, its companies construct coal plants in Asia, Africa, and Latin America.
Chinese Investment Stokes Global Coal Growth
US Assistance to Pakistan Set to Fall to Lowest Level Since 2007
August 27, 2016
US Assistance to Pakistan Set to Fall to Lowest Level Since 2007
The decline in U.S. assistance isn't surprising given broader regional geopolitical trends and alignments.
US Assistance to Pakistan Set to Fall to Lowest Level Since 2007
Balochistan: The Troubled Heart of the CPEC
August 23, 2016
Balochistan: The Troubled Heart of the CPEC
Long-standing violence in Pakistan’s most impoverished province is given new impetus by modern geopolitics.
Balochistan: The Troubled Heart of the CPEC
India and China: Asia's Uneasy Neighbors
August 22, 2016
India and China: Asia's Uneasy Neighbors
Optimism for India-China relations was high when Modi took office. Those hopes have long since faded.
India and China: Asia's Uneasy Neighbors
India-Pakistan Relations: A Paradigm Shift
August 17, 2016
India-Pakistan Relations: A Paradigm Shift
Remarks by Modi and Sharif at their independence day celebrations signal the end of attempts at reconciliation.
India-Pakistan Relations: A Paradigm Shift
The Quetta Attack Exposes Pakistan’s Misplaced Counterterrorism Priorities
August 10, 2016
The Quetta Attack Exposes Pakistan’s Misplaced Counterterrorism Priorities
Pakistan cannot afford complacency in its counterterrorism efforts.
The Quetta Attack Exposes Pakistan’s Misplaced Counterterrorism Priorities
The Plight of the Gwadar Fisherman
August 08, 2016
The Plight of the Gwadar Fisherman
At Gwadar port, the heart of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, local fishermen see their livelihood under attack.
The Plight of the Gwadar Fisherman
Shahbaz Sharif’s China Visit: Implications for CPEC
August 02, 2016
Shahbaz Sharif’s China Visit: Implications for CPEC
What to make of the visit to China by Punjab's chief minister (and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's brother)?
Shahbaz Sharif’s China Visit: Implications for CPEC
Pakistan Needs a New Security Paradigm
July 30, 2016
Pakistan Needs a New Security Paradigm
It's time for Islamabad to think bigger.
Pakistan Needs a New Security Paradigm
Should Pakistan Put All Its Eggs in the China Basket?
July 22, 2016
Should Pakistan Put All Its Eggs in the China Basket?
How much is Pakistan really benefiting from its "all weather friendship" with China?
Should Pakistan Put All Its Eggs in the China Basket?
The Overlooked Threat to CPEC in Gwadar
June 23, 2016
The Overlooked Threat to CPEC in Gwadar
Water shortages and the resulting local desperation could scuttle the ambitious geopolitical plan.
The Overlooked Threat to CPEC in Gwadar
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