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What’s CPEC, and How Does the Future of the Multipolar World Depend on It?

  0 comments   |     by Andrew Korybko on 28, April 2017

What’s CPEC, and How Does the Future of the Multipolar World Depend on It? By Andrew Korybko Andrew just returned from Pakistan’s National Defence University where he was lecturing on the geostrategic significance of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, and he’s eager to share

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Rising Dragon, Wounded Eagle - Second-Largest Economies

  0 comments   |     by Munir Akram on 25, April 2017

WHEN China’s former vice premier, Qian Qichen, was asked 20 years ago about the future of Sino-US relations, he reportedly responded: “They [Sino-US relations] will never be as good as they should be; and never be as bad as they can be.” This prognosis holds true today for the world’s “most important bilateral relationship”. The largest and second-lar

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Chilcot: The Tip of Absolutism - 20 Years Ago

  0 comments   |     by Samson Simon Sharaf on 12, April 2017

Chilcot report is an eye wash has done very little more than to confirm the obvious. The report has no remit, and the findings were always going to be of very little importance. Experts are of the view that the anger that is felt in the UK and across the world about the invasion of Iraq is not going to be changed by what has been written in the report. As much as it is good for academ

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The Hole in the Heart of Asia - President Ashraf Ghani

  0 comments   |     by Peter Lee on 16, March 2017

There was one word missing from Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani’s speech at the “Heart of Asia” conference at Amritsar concerning Afghan security and Pakistan.  So let me say it: CHINA CHINA CHINA. The last few months have seen Ghani and the US government working assiduously to construct a “light at the end of the tunnel” narrative foretelling the d

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China, India, Pakistan: Moving Beyond Water Wars

  0 comments   |     by Bilal Hussain on 13, March 2017

Reliance on the same rivers should promote cooperation, not conflict, in the Indus Basin. Countries like China, India, and Pakistan have started counting every drop of water and are looking to maximize the use of trans-boundary water resources, especially the waters of infamous Indus basin, which are shared by Afghanistan, China, India and Pakistan. In a recent dev

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India’s Foremost 2017 Foreign Policy Challenge: China-Pakistan-Russia

  0 comments   |     by Dr Subhash Kapila on 09, March 2017

A series of events in 2016 created a widespread narrative that the U.S. is an unreliable ally and a weak partner. The US is currently suffering a crisis of credibility with its allies across the globe. From Pakistan to Turkey, from Iraq to Malaysia, from Philippines to Libya, US is losing allies at a unprecedented speed Year 2017 may herald diplomatic and regional strategic

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Afghan Drugs - It’s not only in Europe, Iran, China, the Central Asian Republics and Russia

  0 comments   |     by EDITORIAL on 01, March 2017

It’s not only in Europe, Iran, China, the Central Asian Republics and Russia that the enormous surge in Afghan heroin production has become a dangerous and even critical menace to their citizens. In Afghanistan  there has been creation and massive growth of drug addiction. The annual production of heroin from Afghan opium is around 300,000 kg. Afghanistan, where, as reported

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China Will Not Sit Still if India Goes Too Far': State-Run Daily Responds to Indian Missile Test

  0 comments   |     by Global Times on 02, February 2017

China's state-run daily Global Times in an editorial titled 'India needs to cool its missile fever' admonished New Delhi on Monday for 'breaking' United Nations "limits on its development of nuclear weapons and long-range ballistic missile" following a missile test by India. The successful test of the Agni-IV intercontinental nuclear-capable ballistic missile, which

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