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The Challenging Geopolitics of the Port at Chabahar
December 12, 2017
The Challenging Geopolitics of the Port at Chabahar
What is the future of the India-backed port at Chabahar in Iran?
The Challenging Geopolitics of the Port at Chabahar
Iran-Pakistan at the Crossroads?
July 09, 2017
Iran-Pakistan at the Crossroads?
A tradition of cooperation is giving way to a much more complicated relationship
Iran-Pakistan at the Crossroads?
If China Does Build a Naval Base in Pakistan, What Are the Risks for Islamabad?
June 24, 2017
If China Does Build a Naval Base in Pakistan, What Are the Risks for Islamabad?
A Chinese naval base in Pakistan would present substantial risks.
If China Does Build a Naval Base in Pakistan, What Are the Risks for Islamabad?
Chinese Navy Task Group Visits Pakistan With a Focus on Increasing Interoperability
June 14, 2017
Chinese Navy Task Group Visits Pakistan With a Focus on Increasing Interoperability
Three Chinese warships are in Pakistan for a four-day visit that will include training exercises.
Chinese Navy Task Group Visits Pakistan With a Focus on Increasing Interoperability
The Overlooked Threat to CPEC in Gwadar
June 23, 2016
The Overlooked Threat to CPEC in Gwadar
Water shortages and the resulting local desperation could scuttle the ambitious geopolitical plan.
The Overlooked Threat to CPEC in Gwadar
The US Drone Strike That Killed Mullah Mansour: How, Why, and What's Next
May 24, 2016
The US Drone Strike That Killed Mullah Mansour: How, Why, and What's Next
The Diplomat's Ankit Panda and Catherine Putz discuss the U.S. drone strike on Mullah Mansour.
The US Drone Strike That Killed Mullah Mansour: How, Why, and What's Next
Pakistan's Army Seeks Greater Authority Over China-Pakistan Economic Corridor Administration
April 20, 2016
Pakistan's Army Seeks Greater Authority Over China-Pakistan Economic Corridor Administration
Meanwhile, Pakistani government officials suggest that Chinese bureaucracy is slowing down CPEC implementation.
Pakistan's Army Seeks Greater Authority Over China-Pakistan Economic Corridor Administration
Pakistan Army Chief Accuses India of Undermining China-Pakistan Economic Corridor
April 14, 2016
Pakistan Army Chief Accuses India of Undermining China-Pakistan Economic Corridor
Pakistan's army chief accused India's intelligence agency of undermining the multi-billion dollar China-Pakistan initiative.
Pakistan Army Chief Accuses India of Undermining China-Pakistan Economic Corridor
Pakistan Reels With Internal Unease Regarding CPEC Implementation
February 26, 2016
Pakistan Reels With Internal Unease Regarding CPEC Implementation
The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor cannot become a success story without unified provincial support.
Pakistan Reels With Internal Unease Regarding CPEC Implementation
A Miracle on the Indus River?
December 07, 2015
A Miracle on the Indus River?
The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor has the potential to transform Pakistan’s economy.
A Miracle on the Indus River?
Chinese State Firm Takes Control of Strategically Vital Gwadar Port
November 13, 2015
Chinese State Firm Takes Control of Strategically Vital Gwadar Port
A Chinese state-owned firm officially signed a multi-decade lease for control of the Gwadar Port free-trade zone.
Chinese State Firm Takes Control of Strategically Vital Gwadar Port
Where Is the 'String of Pearls' in 2015?
October 05, 2015
Where Is the 'String of Pearls' in 2015?
Chinese military installations in the Indian Ocean are still a possibility, not a certainty.
Where Is the 'String of Pearls' in 2015?
The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor Challenges
September 28, 2015
The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor Challenges
One group is not happy about China’s big investment plans.
The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor Challenges
Pakistan and Kazakhstan Look to Increase Cooperation
August 27, 2015
Pakistan and Kazakhstan Look to Increase Cooperation
The leaders of Pakistan and Kazakhstan want their countries to trade and cooperate more.
Pakistan and Kazakhstan Look to Increase Cooperation
China: A Bump in the Silk Road
May 21, 2015
China: A Bump in the Silk Road
China’s grand plans for the region could be derailed without a change in approach.
China: A Bump in the Silk Road
South Asia Is Shooting Itself in the Foot on Trade
May 07, 2015
South Asia Is Shooting Itself in the Foot on Trade
South Asia's geography once encouraged regional trade. Geopolitical rivalries have wiped away that legacy.
South Asia Is Shooting Itself in the Foot on Trade
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