Why Pakistan Needs to Lower Its Expectations of the U.S.
Pakistan and the United States have recently been pursuing a reset of relations. High-level visitors from both countries have expressed intentions to find a basis for a partnership not centered on Pakistan’s neighbors Afghanistan or India. While the United States has been...
China is the Big Winner of the Ukraine War
The primary economic and strategic beneficiary of Russia's invasion of Ukraine will be China.
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.
The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor: The Lure of Easy Financing and The Perils of Poor Planning
In the short-term, CPEC has exacerbated Pakistan's macroeconomic imbalances, contributing to a surge in the current account deficit and helping create another boom-bust cycle.
CPEC’s New Pivot
Beijing and Islamabad move to push forward agricultural and industrial cooperation while adding development assistance to the CPEC framework.
The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor: Three Years Later
An assessment of CPEC's progress roughly three years after its formal inauguration.
The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor: Barriers and Impact
This is the first comprehensive public study of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor.