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Why Saudi Arabia Joining CPEC Matters
February 02, 2019
Why Saudi Arabia Joining CPEC Matters
The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, while a bilateral project, has ample space for additional partners to invest.
Why Saudi Arabia Joining CPEC Matters
Why Is China Vulnerable to Terrorism in Pakistan?
January 12, 2019
Why Is China Vulnerable to Terrorism in Pakistan?
Pakistan needs effective counterterrorism strategies to maintain strong bilateral ties with China.
Why Is China Vulnerable to Terrorism in Pakistan?
Attack on the Chinese Consulate in Karachi: Not the First Nor the Last
December 04, 2018
Attack on the Chinese Consulate in Karachi: Not the First Nor the Last
To make sense of the attack, one has to dive into the complexities of Karachi itself.
Attack on the Chinese Consulate in Karachi: Not the First Nor the Last
Why Balochs Are Targeting China
November 26, 2018
Why Balochs Are Targeting China
CPEC, Balochistan, and unresolved political issues are a potent mix.
Why Balochs Are Targeting China
After Khan's Visit, Pakistan Doubles Down on China Dependence
November 09, 2018
After Khan's Visit, Pakistan Doubles Down on China Dependence
Imran Khan's visit to China shows Pakistan remains dependent on its patron -- and will for the foreseeable future.
After Khan's Visit, Pakistan Doubles Down on China Dependence
Is the Crown Jewel of the Belt and Road Losing Its Shine?
October 24, 2018
Is the Crown Jewel of the Belt and Road Losing Its Shine?
A new report suggests that Pakistan’s new government is rethinking CPEC. What does that mean for the whole BRI?
Is the Crown Jewel of the Belt and Road Losing Its Shine?
Gwadar: Emerging Port City or Chinese Colony?
October 05, 2018
Gwadar: Emerging Port City or Chinese Colony?
Pakistan must take care that Gwadar doesn't become a Chinese “state within a state.”
Gwadar: Emerging Port City or Chinese Colony?
The Coming of Pakistan-China ‘Entente Cordiale 2.0’
September 18, 2018
The Coming of Pakistan-China ‘Entente Cordiale 2.0’
A relationship previously specific in scope has expanded beyond closed diplomatic corridors, bringing new challenges.
The Coming of Pakistan-China ‘Entente Cordiale 2.0’
Michael Kugelman on Pakistan's Future Under Imran Khan
August 20, 2018
Michael Kugelman on Pakistan's Future Under Imran Khan
What will Pakistan’s foreign policy look like under new Prime Minister Imran Khan?
Michael Kugelman on Pakistan's Future Under Imran Khan
Pakistan’s New Leader Faces a Bailout Conundrum
August 17, 2018
Pakistan’s New Leader Faces a Bailout Conundrum
Does Imran Khan approach the IMF or China? Neither option augurs well.
Pakistan’s New Leader Faces a Bailout Conundrum
Pakistan’s Economic Crisis
August 08, 2018
Pakistan’s Economic Crisis
Islamabad’s need for an IMF bailout is set to create a “diplomatic predicament.”
Pakistan’s Economic Crisis
National Ambitions Meet Local Opposition Along the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor
July 24, 2018
National Ambitions Meet Local Opposition Along the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor
Pakistan's central government is all-in on CPEC. But at key points, local communities are resisting.
National Ambitions Meet Local Opposition Along the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor
Is China Influencing Pakistan’s Elections?
July 11, 2018
Is China Influencing Pakistan’s Elections?
CPEC is a major campaign point, for better or worse, in the run-up to Pakistan's elections.
Is China Influencing Pakistan’s Elections?
Can China Mediate Between Pakistan and India?
July 09, 2018
Can China Mediate Between Pakistan and India?
Beijing will play an increasingly important role in the preservation of stability in South Asia.
Can China Mediate Between Pakistan and India?
What Can Pakistan Do to Attract More Investment?
June 29, 2018
What Can Pakistan Do to Attract More Investment?
Pakistan’s next government must keep domestic investors spending in Pakistan and bring in investment from abroad.
What Can Pakistan Do to Attract More Investment?
Is Pakistani Agriculture Ready for CPEC?
May 17, 2018
Is Pakistani Agriculture Ready for CPEC?
A lack of government planning could leave Pakistan's farmers on the losing end of a far-reaching deal with China.
Is Pakistani Agriculture Ready for CPEC?
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