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Can Russia Piggyback on China’s ‘String of Pearls’?
November 09, 2017
Can Russia Piggyback on China’s ‘String of Pearls’?
Russia looks to gain an advantage from the glut of infrastructure projects in Pakistan, Iran, and India.
Can Russia Piggyback on China’s ‘String of Pearls’?
How India is Playing its Indian Ocean Ace Card
July 07, 2017
How India is Playing its Indian Ocean Ace Card
A closer look at New Delhi's renewed focus on the Andamans.
How India is Playing its Indian Ocean Ace Card
What’s Happening at Pakistan’s Gwadar Port?
June 17, 2017
What’s Happening at Pakistan’s Gwadar Port?
Despite big promises, the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor is yet to deliver local benefits.
What’s Happening at Pakistan’s Gwadar Port?
CPEC and the Baloch Insurgency
February 08, 2017
CPEC and the Baloch Insurgency
Balochistan stands to gain little from the massive project, despite being in desperate need of economic opportunity.
CPEC and the Baloch Insurgency
Pakistan and China: Don't Fear Chabahar Port
January 31, 2017
Pakistan and China: Don't Fear Chabahar Port
A closer look at what Iran's Chabahar port deal with India and Afghanistan really means for China and Pakistan's CPEC.
Pakistan and China: Don't Fear Chabahar Port
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
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
The Reality of India-Iran Ties
July 11, 2016
The Reality of India-Iran Ties
A post-Modi visit analysis
The Reality of India-Iran Ties
5 Reasons Gwadar Port Trumps Chabahar
June 09, 2016
5 Reasons Gwadar Port Trumps Chabahar
China and Pakistan's port at Gwadar will see smoother sailing than India and Iran's alternative.
5 Reasons Gwadar Port Trumps Chabahar
Obama in Vietnam, Modi in Iran: Geopolitical Consequences
May 26, 2016
Obama in Vietnam, Modi in Iran: Geopolitical Consequences
The Diplomat‘s Ankit Panda and Prashanth Parameswaran discuss two recent bilateral summits of note in the Asia-Pacific.
Obama in Vietnam, Modi in Iran: Geopolitical Consequences
Interview: Peter Frankopan
May 17, 2016
Interview: Peter Frankopan
The Oxford historian on China-Pakistan relations, the Silk Road, and implications for India.
Interview: Peter Frankopan
Pakistan Will Provide 'Special Force' to Defend Chinese Investments
February 05, 2016
Pakistan Will Provide 'Special Force' to Defend Chinese Investments
Islamabad will provide 10,000 troops just to ensure the safety of Chinese citizens and companies along the CPEC.
Pakistan Will Provide 'Special Force' to Defend Chinese Investments
Interview: Andrew Small on China-Pakistan Ties
November 19, 2015
Interview: Andrew Small on China-Pakistan Ties
Discussing the regional implications of China’s relations with Pakistan.
Interview: Andrew Small on China-Pakistan Ties
India and Iran: Challenges and Opportunity
September 11, 2015
India and Iran: Challenges and Opportunity
The nuclear deal opens the door for India, but its neighbors have their own plans.
India and Iran: Challenges and Opportunity
The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor: Potential and Vulnerabilities
May 29, 2015
The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor: Potential and Vulnerabilities
The project promises to bring prosperity to Pakistan, but much could go wrong.
The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor: Potential and Vulnerabilities
India’s Missed Iran Opportunity
May 21, 2015
India’s Missed Iran Opportunity
The Iranian port of Chabahar remains an elusive dream of Indian strategic policy.
India’s Missed Iran Opportunity
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