Tag Archives: Pakistan

China’s Belt and Road Initiative: Slowly Imploding?

The Chinese-dominated Pakistani port city of Gwadar — the crown jewel of China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) — increasingly looks like a powder keg that has exploded.

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Comparing Textbooks: Even Afghanistan Scores Better Than Pakistan

Societal struggles and reform often take unexpected turns in vast swaths of land stretching from the Middle East into Central Asia.

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Pakistan Quo Vadis?

Why Pakistan’s education “reform” is likely to raise eyebrows in Washington and Beijing.

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Donald’s Trump’s New Pakistani Soulmates

What Donald Trump and ultra-conservative Pakistani imams have in common.

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Pakistan: Islamists Join the Global Protest Fray

Pakistan, long viewed as an incubator of religious militancy, is gearing up for a battle over the future of the country’s notorious Madrassas.

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Modi Seizes Kashmir

The Kashmir crisis spotlights what a civilizational world looks like. Modi, Netanyahu, Xi and Trump stand united in their disregard for international law.

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Calling Out China on Global Terrorism

A draft U.S. resolution, destined for the UN Security Council and which would designate a Pakistani militant as a global terrorist, challenges China on Xinjiang.

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Pakistan: Caught in Saudi-Chinese Crosshairs

Suicide attack in Iran frames visit to Pakistan by Saudi crown prince.

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The Taliban and the US: Accepting the Inevitable

It took the deaths of 2,300 U.S. soldiers and tens of thousands of Afghans to reach the agreement to end the longest war in U.S. history.

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Pakistan: Playing Politics with Religion

By seizing on the blasphemy issue, Imran Khan puts himself between a rock and a hard place.

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