Tag Archives: President Xi Jinping

Oil Is At the Mercy of Financial Markets

Oil traders are still awaiting more definitive clues about the supply/demand balance, but volatility is likely to stick around for a while. In the short run, oil prices will likely follow global stock markets up or down on any given day until the fundamentals reveal a more discernable pattern. 

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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".

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Why Pakistan Should Declare Gilgit-Baltistan a Province

Pakistan may gain more by giving the status of a province to its Gilgit-Baltistan region, which could kickstart a new era of development in a region blessed with natural beauty and resources, says one analyst.

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US Airstrike on Syria: What Next?

Was this a one-off intervention – or a sign that Trump will undertake more of an effort to undermine the Assad regime?

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Northeast Asia’s Dysfunctional Diplomacy

Anyone who follows the politics of Northeast Asia must be wondering whether things may finally be about to change for the better. Not only have the leaders of the region’s big three — China, Japan and South Korea — recently held much delayed talks, but the presidents of China and Taiwan have finally had a face-to-face meeting as well. Does …

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View from India: Bridging Ties with the New Silk Road

There is not enough understanding in India that the Chinese Belt and the Road project is a consequence of an economic imperative in China, which is undergoing structural change, and has less to do with geopolitics as is easily assumed.

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Balancing China and the Realist Road to War

The argument for balancing against China rests on some questionable assumptions.

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Geopolitics of Pakistan-China Economic Corridor

Advice from China­ to Pakistan­ is unequivocally clear and categorical: develop consensus on the proposed China-Pakistan Economic Corridor.

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Get Ready for Chinese Overseas Investment in Agriculture

The United States will remain the dominant supplier of China’s agricultural imports because it is such a large and efficient supplier. However, U.S. farmers and leaders in industries and governments should be aware of the potential opportunities and competition that may arise from Chinese investment.

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Pakistan, China and the Economic Corridor

If realized, the Pakistan-China Economic Corridor will not only benefit Pakistan in terms of improvement of its economy and security condition, but also contribute to regional peace, stability and prosperity.

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