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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?
What Trump’s Pakistan Policy Means for China
April 18, 2018
What Trump’s Pakistan Policy Means for China
U.S.-Pakistan frictions are not good for Beijing, either.
What Trump’s Pakistan Policy Means for China
CPEC's Environmental Toll
April 18, 2018
CPEC's Environmental Toll
China is bringing coal power to Pakistan, and Pakistanis will pay the environmental price.
CPEC's Environmental Toll
China-Pakistan Economic Corridor: The Uyghur Challenge and the Chinese Security Model
March 30, 2018
China-Pakistan Economic Corridor: The Uyghur Challenge and the Chinese Security Model
As neither China nor Pakistan could afford the failure of the CPEC, local mistrust should be a serious concern.
China-Pakistan Economic Corridor: The Uyghur Challenge and the Chinese Security Model
Pakistan’s Risky Reliance on China Set to Grow
March 26, 2018
Pakistan’s Risky Reliance on China Set to Grow
A fall out with the U.S. could leave Pakistan more vulnerable to Chinese economic muscle.
Pakistan’s Risky Reliance on China Set to Grow
A New China Military Base in Pakistan?
February 09, 2018
A New China Military Base in Pakistan?
Reports about Beijing trying to acquire another facility there could have significant consequences for the region.
A New China Military Base in Pakistan?
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