Tag Archives: Islamabad

Pakistan’s National Carrier is Re-engaging

Beset by extraordinary interference over the years, both during military and civilian rule, anyone who thought two years ago that Pakistan’s national flag carrier the PIA would survive without declaring bankruptcy had to have his head examined. Even Malaysian Airlines has gone that route.  Two years later, there is a glimmer of hope for PIA’s revival.

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Pakistan: The China Crossroads

The China Pakistan Economic Corridor will act as an economic force-multiplier for South Asia with India a major beneficiary connecting it across the land bridge of Pakistan with Central Asia and the Middle East.

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Sri Lanka Tilts to Beijing, Dumps India?

Sri Lanka’s strategic orientation is undergoing a sea change as it emerges as China’s new best friend and security partner in the eastern Indian Ocean. With a stable and cooperative authoritarian regime strategically located in the central Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka ticks many of China’s strategic boxes after increasing instability in Pakistan, its strongest ally in the region.

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