Jul 15 , 2019
Amid a global wave of criticism of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), a significant funding cut of the flagship BRI project in Pakistan signals a possible stumbling block for China.
May 15 , 2019
Malaysia’s renegotiation of the East Coast Rail Link proved that Belt and Road Initiative projects can be significantly overpriced. This marks a dangerous trend for China, if other BRI host countries follow the path of Malaysia.
Apr 10 , 2019
An Indo-Pakistan conflict was prevented from turning into full blown war by China and other countries. However, the threat for future conflict between both countries lingers on.
Dec 18 , 2018
The Baloch insurgency in Pakistan is now targeting Chinese-investments. The Pakistani government alleges that India wants to sabotage its relationship with China by supporting the insurgents.
Aug 17 , 2018
On July 13, the Balochistan province of Pakistan witnessed its worst ever terrorist attack, when a suicide bomber blew himself up at a local election rally in Mastung district. Radical trends among youth in this region not only threaten the stability of Pakistan but also the future of Pakistan’s proclaimed economic savior – the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor.
Jul 03 , 2018
Rather than helping Pakistan’s economy, the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor is creating a debt trap for Pakistan which will result in Pakistan’s continued economic dependence on China.