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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?
A Dam for Criticism? The Mohmand Dam Project and China-Pakistan Relations
January 06, 2019
A Dam for Criticism? The Mohmand Dam Project and China-Pakistan Relations
A Pakistani company went from losing five bids to Chinese companies to winning one jointly with a Chinese firm.
A Dam for Criticism? The Mohmand Dam Project and China-Pakistan Relations
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
Armed Insurgents Attack Chinese Consulate in Karachi
November 24, 2018
Armed Insurgents Attack Chinese Consulate in Karachi
The attack was claimed by the Balochistan Liberation Army.
Armed Insurgents Attack Chinese Consulate in Karachi
The Future of CPEC: Enter Saudi Arabia?
September 27, 2018
The Future of CPEC: Enter Saudi Arabia?
Why Saudi Arabia may be interested in joining the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor.
The Future of CPEC: Enter Saudi Arabia?
How to Bail Out Pakistan and Augment American Leverage
September 26, 2018
How to Bail Out Pakistan and Augment American Leverage
A bailout for Pakistan should be contingent on reforms and transparency.
How to Bail Out Pakistan and Augment American Leverage
The Geopolitical Implications of Imran Khan's Rise in Pakistan
August 23, 2018
The Geopolitical Implications of Imran Khan's Rise in Pakistan
Imran Khan has promised a 'new Pakistan'. Can he deliver?
The Geopolitical Implications of Imran Khan's Rise in Pakistan
How Will a Prime Minister Imran Khan Steer Pakistani Foreign Policy?
July 27, 2018
How Will a Prime Minister Imran Khan Steer Pakistani Foreign Policy?
Imran Khan wins ‘big’ in Pakistan, but can he implement his ‘big’ ideas on foreign policy?
How Will a Prime Minister Imran Khan Steer Pakistani Foreign Policy?
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?
What Does the Modi-Xi Summit Mean for Sino-Indian Relations?
April 26, 2018
What Does the Modi-Xi Summit Mean for Sino-Indian Relations?
Though the interaction between the two leaders is notable, there is reason for skepticism and managing expectations.
What Does the Modi-Xi Summit Mean for Sino-Indian Relations?
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
If India Won't Put Up With the Belt and Road, Why Is It the Largest Recipient of AIIB Funds?
March 19, 2018
If India Won't Put Up With the Belt and Road, Why Is It the Largest Recipient of AIIB Funds?
India can finance infrastructure projects through the AIIB and remain critical of China's Belt and Road Initiative.
If India Won't Put Up With the Belt and Road, Why Is It the Largest Recipient of AIIB Funds?
Are China-India Relations Really Improving?
March 01, 2018
Are China-India Relations Really Improving?
Though both sides continue to try to stabilize relations, complications are expected to continue.
Are China-India Relations Really Improving?
Trump, Pakistan, and Kashmir
February 20, 2018
Trump, Pakistan, and Kashmir
Will a shift in the U.S.-Pakistan relationship affect India-Pakistan relations and Kashmir?
Trump, Pakistan, and Kashmir
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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