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Kenya and Pakistan Experiences Show China Offers No Shortcut to Development

Kenya and Pakistan showcase why democratic governments in the developing world have partnered with China to build their hard infrastructure.

/ May 23, 2022
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Mombasa Port Takeover? Misreading the China-Kenya Standard Gauge Railway Contracts

The Chinese debt trap diplomacy fear continues to fail the test of evidence.

/ May 18, 2022
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Chinese Overseas Energy Development Financing Falls to Zero in 2021

In 2021, for the first time in two decades, China Development Bank and China EXIM Bank did not make any new energy financing commitments.

/ March 16, 2022
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What Does China Make of the Unrest in Kazakhstan?

Xi surely has been watching events on his energy-rich neighbor’s territory closely.

/ January 14, 2022
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The Gwadar Protests Should Be a Wakeup Call for Islamabad

The people of Gwadar are now making themselves heard.

/ December 20, 2021
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China-Pakistan Economic Corridor: Debt-Trap or Game Changer?

Advocates of CPEC see it as an economic game changer. Critics say it's a strategic project with an economic facade. The truth is more complex.

/ September 22, 2020

Why a warmer US-Pakistan relationship is a win for China

An improvement in ties between Islamabad and Washington may actually yield benefits for the China-Pakistan alliance.

/ July 26, 2019
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UAE-Based Companies Show Interest to Invest In Gwadar

“UAE Ambassador Hamad Obaid Ibrahim Salem Al-Zaabi on Tuesday said many companies in UAE are keen to invest in Gwadar and they recently visited Pakistan for the purpose. Al-Zaabi called on the Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance, Revenue and...

/ May 17, 2019
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US photos showed anti-ship missiles on Iranian boats near Chabahar

“U.S. intelligence photos showed anti-ship missiles on Iranian boats, one of the new Iranian threats that led the U.S. to deploy an aircraft carrier to the Middle East…. The photos taken by U.S. intelligence showed missiles had been placed aboard small...

/ May 16, 2019
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Imran Khan Approval Rating Stands at 58 Percent

Despite Pakistan’s economic difficulties, a majority of Pakistanis have a favorable view of Prime Minister Khan.

/ May 16, 2019