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China-BGD cooperation under BRI to mitigate seaborne security

  0 comments   |     by Noor Mohammad Sarker

China-Bangladesh cooperation under BRI to mitigate seaborne security threats in the Bay of Bengal The ‘Belt and Road’ Initiative (BRI), commenced by the Chinese President Xi Jinping in 2013, has been the most significant and far-reaching project that China has ever put forward. Bangladesh is an important strategic partner with Chin

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Old geopolitical rivalry in Nepal takes a new turn

  0 comments   |     by Biswas Baral

Old geopolitical rivalry in Nepal takes a new turn: US and China could be squaring off in the Himalayan republic   On January 25 Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’, the co-chairman of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP), came out with a strong statement denounc

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Geelani: We are Pakistanis; Pakistan is Ours

  0 comments   |     by Asad Sufi

Achieving all the objectives of the Pakistan Movement:  The path to success and accomplishment is never even or straight. Those who give up early can never succeed. And Pakistan deserves credit for not giving up early despite inept and often corrupt leadership. Among the stalwarts who enthused the people of

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The Quest for ‘Zone of Peace’ in the Himalayas – Nepal’s Critical Engagements with India & China

  0 comments   |     by K M Seethi

The tiny Himalayan State Nepal continues to be economically vulnerable, primarily because of its geopolitical status as a land-locked country. This is the case with all land-locked countries across the world that does not have direct access to the seas.  As the UN Committee for Development Policy says, these countries’  “ability to competitively

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Asian Water Crises in the Shadow of Nuclear War

  0 comments   |     by Tayyab Baloch

The Indian government’s declaration to scrap the Indus Water Treaty (IWT) of 1960 unilaterally shocked Pakistan as it failed to build dams on rivers at the lower riparian.  This unexpected Indian action came after the Uri attack on Indian soldiers in Kashmir. In fact, Modi’s government in New Delhi is taking every step to isolate and terrorize Pakista

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China Can Help Accelerate Stalled Iran-Pakistan Pipeline

  0 comments   |     by Adam Garrie

Iranian officials have expressed their concern over the fact that the construction of a bilateral Iran-Pakistan pipeline has stalled from the Pakistani side. While the Iranian side is nearly complete, Iran’s Petroleum Minister Bijan Namdar Zangeneh has stated that if Pakistan refuses to re

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On the road in the Karakoram

  0 comments   |     by PEPE ESCOBAR

The greatest geological and geopolitical road trip on earth symbolizes the mighty ambitions of the CPEC project The Khunjerab Pass, starting point of the China-Pakistan Economic C

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Gwadar Terminal: Reaching the Critical Mass

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The entire Gilgit–Baltistan energy corridor from Xinjiang funnels over the Khunjerab Pass and terminates on the seaports of Gwadar, Pasni and Ormara. Of these outlets, the China–Pakistan axis is working feverishly to develop Gwadar as the hub of a new land-cum-sea-based silk route to Xinjiang and western China. This fishing village of Gwadar had a populati

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Indo-Bangla relations and the “termite” problem

  0 comments   |     by Afsan Chowdhury

Indian’s ruling party BJP leader Amit Shah has called ‘illegal Bangladeshis’ as “termites” which will be cleaned out from the woodwork of Assam in particular. Its not just the unseemly language coming from a major political leader of the most powerful state around that is disturbing. Its also an indicator of the heightened tension in the

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Imran Khan’s China visit shows Narendra Modi government

  0 comments   |     by Ananth Krishnan

Imran Khan’s China visit shows Narendra Modi government oversold Wuhan summit Chinese President Xi Jinping meets Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan in Beijing, China. Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan left China without an immediate bailout promise he was seeking for his country&

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