November 11, 2021
China Snubs India, Backs Pakistan in Dueling Afghanistan Meetings
By Shannon Tiezzi
China bowed out of security talks on Afghan in New Delhi, but will join a similar meeting in Pakistan held the next day.
October 22, 2021
Storm Clouds Hang Over ‘All-Weather’ Sino-Pakistani Friendship
By Umair Jamal
Attacks on Chinese nationals working in CPEC projects in Pakistan have drawn China’s ire.
September 10, 2021
Can CPEC Move Beyond Infrastructure?
By Muhammad Tayyab Safdar and Max C. Barte
The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor has largely failed to provide the manufacturing investment Pakistan so desperately needs.
August 31, 2021
Pakistan-China Relations and the Fall of Afghanistan
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Elizabeth Threlkeld.
August 19, 2021
China’s Political Calculations and Potential Options in Afghanistan
By Jianli Yang
Beijing will approach Afghan affairs – and the Taliban – more cautiously than people think.
July 09, 2021
The China-Pakistan Partnership Continues to Deepen
By Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan
The already deep Sino-Pakistani military and strategic relationship is set to deepen further for myriad reasons.
June 28, 2021
How Pakistan Is Helping China Crack Down on Uyghur Muslims
By Kunwar Khuldune Shahid
Pakistan was once an escape route of choice for many Uyghurs. Today long-standing members of the country's Uyghur community fear for their future.
May 01, 2021
Raffaello Pantucci on China’s Presence in South Asia
By Catherine Putz
The U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan highlights the importance of South and Central Asia to China.
February 04, 2021
China Gifts Pakistan 1.2 Million COVID-19 Vaccine Doses
By Eleanor Albert
Pakistan was the first country to receive donations of a Chinese COVID-19 vaccine, reflecting the countries' warm bilateral relationship.
October 06, 2020
Andrew Small on the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor’s Return to the Shadows
By Catherine Putz
“CPEC has been a chastening experience for China in the context of the BRI.”
September 10, 2020
CPEC 2.0: Full Speed Ahead
By Muhammad Akbar Notezai
The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor is back with a vengeance. But the problems remain.
August 29, 2020
Can China Replace Saudi Arabia for Pakistan?
By Ameena Tanvir
Islamabad needs both Riyadh and Beijing for its domestic as well as foreign imperatives.