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The Curious Case of Pakistan, China, TTP and BRI

On 1st October Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan broke all hell loose when on the Turkish government-run TV channel, TRT World, he disclosed that the Pakistani government is in secret…

By Cdr Sandeep Dhawan (Retd)

Pakistan discussing expansion of CPEC to Afghanistan -ambassador

By Charlotte Greenfield ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan has discussed Taliban-led Afghanistan joining the multibillion-dollar China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) infrastructure project, the Pakistani ambassador to the country said on Monday. "Regional…

Balochistan is Now a Geostrategic Center of Gravity in South Asia

As long as the United States maintained a presence in Afghanistan, China could not fulfill its ambition to dominate South Asia and isolate India. Now largely free of American influence…

By Dr Lawrence Sellin

Analysis-As West ponders aid for Afghanistan, China and Pakistan quick to provide relief

By Charlotte Greenfield ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - As international donors gather in Geneva on Monday to discuss humanitarian relief for Afghanistan under Taliban rule, neighbours China and Pakistan have already reached…

More terror attacks in Pakistan would surely jeopardise CPEC: Pak daily

Islamabad [Pakistan], August 28 (ANI): An uptick in terrorism in Pakistan owing to the deteriorating situation in Afghanistan poses serious national security challenges, said a Pakistani daily, adding that more…

China’s BRI project causing environmental degradation in South Asia, says report

Amsterdam [Netherlands], August 26 (ANI): While China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) promises to create opportunities for the South Asian states to facilitate a more sustainable growth model, it also…

China Debt-Traps Nations With Confidentiality Clauses

Beijing [China], August 25 (ANI): China, which is the world's largest creditor, is shockingly using confidentiality clauses barring borrowers from revealing terms and conditions of the engagement or even the…

China, Pakistan and Their Secret Wars in Afghanistan

China, Pakistan and Their Secret Wars in Afghanistan Cdr Sandeep Dhawan (Retd) In 2014 then US President Obama announced that he plans to cut the 34000 strong American forces in…

To appease China, Pakistan appoints new Belt & Road chief

Islamabad [Pakistan], August 9 (ANI): Pakistan has replaced the chief of Belt and Road projects in an attempt to lure China as the appointed energy expert is close to Beijing,…

CPEC projects in Pakistan face delays

Islamabad [Pakistan], August 4 (ANI): A number of projects under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), including those in the power sector, are currently facing delays for various reasons including the…

Asim Bajwa steps down from CPEC Authority chief

Islamabad [Pakistan] August 4 (ANI): Former Lieutenant General Asim Saleem Bajwa on Tuesday stepped down from his position as the Authority chief of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) while Kahlid…

Days after Dasu bus blast, Pak ISI chief in Beijing to hold talks with Chinese officials

Islamabad [Pakistan], July 25 (ANI): Days after the bus explosion in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Director General (DG) Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) Lt Gen Faiz Hameed arrived in Beijing on Friday to…