October 21, 2017

Tag Archives: CPEC

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Interplay Between Economy And Security

Pakistan’s economy faces fundamental challenges to sustain its economic growth and hence economic security. With falling domestic and foreign investments, the current policy of consumption-led growth is threatening even to maintain the present low economic growth. Read More »

The Leverage Factor in US-Pakistan Relations

The Trump administration will struggle to put the squeeze on Pakistan, no matter how tight its grip. Read More »

Chinese Commitment And Expectations

The message out of Beijing is of unwavering friendly political and economic commitment and the expectation of Pakistanis is to play their cards well. And indeed, the onus seems to be on them for reassuring China that Pakistan is totally consensual and united on its partnership with the "strategic iron brother". Read More »

View from India: The Doklam Test

China has been assiduously working to encircle India both on land and sea, with the eventual aim of capturing markets and relegating India to a secondary position, says one former general of Indian Army. Read More »

Pakistan Needs Whole-of-government Approach

Beijing has literally pulled Pakistan out of a generally hostile international environment through the CPEC. Read More »

View from India: Dams Pakistan Will Build…

It is a cause for concern that Pakistan has requested China to provide water security as a part of CPEC. This is strategic, given the worsening Pak-India ties. However, India needs to be watchful, writes one former General of Indian Army. Read More »

Multilateralism: Hostage to Geo-Politics

Outsiders can only facilitate but find solutions to Afghanistan's internal problems. It rests in the hands of the Afghan leadership only. Upping the ante in the cover of blame-game - like the recent tensions- will neither serve Afghan peoples nor benefit the region. Read More »

China’s Message to Neighbors

Chinese initiatives are rooted in a belief that trade and development alone can provide the much needed political stability to the region. Read More »

In China and Pakistan’s Coal Romance, Where’s Love for Climate?

Instead of seeking foreign investment to fulfill its energy needs with fossil fuels, Pakistan can ride the renewables wave, developing its workforce and technical and institutional capacity to harness solar energy. Read More »

Pakistan’s Economic Hitmen

Is Pakistan dealing with economic hitmen who are ensnaring it in debt which can lead it to financial insolvency and eventually result in compromising its sovereignty? Read More »