Category: Connectivity

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China Debt: A Problem for Tajikistan

Shrouded in secrecy, 60% of Tajikistan's external debt is owed to the Export-Import Bank of China.

Eurasianet / July 22, 2022
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The Dar es Salaam Bus Rapid Transit: Slowed by Political Bottlenecks

The Dar es Salaam Bus Rapid Transit is both political and deeply embedded into global and local social structures.

Malve Jacobsen / July 5, 2022
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Pakistan Needs to Adjust to a New Normal in Relations with China

China-Pakistan relations are being tested by the U.S.-China rivalry, economic and political instability in Pakistan, and terrorism.

Arif Rafiq / June 5, 2022
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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.

Arif Rafiq / 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.

Deborah Brautigam / May 18, 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.

Eurasianet / 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.

Arif Rafiq / December 20, 2021

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.

CPEC Wire Staff / 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...

CPEC Wire Staff / May 17, 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.

CPEC Wire Staff / May 16, 2019