A joint investment plan could jumpstart regional economic diversification, the lack of which is a problem in most countries in the Middle East. As a result, these countries’ economic prosperity is almost entirely reliant on the market for one or a few products, most notably oil.
Pakistan’s political stalemate is built upon months of internal security threats and scrutiny from the international community over Prime Minister Khan’s courtship with Russia and his endorsement of the Taliban takeover in Afghanistan.
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The Chinese government is showing particular interest in Afghanistan and Syria, two states in which China sees ample opportunities and dire economic needs that it can exploit.
Given the centrality of the state in people’s lives in both countries, the reset of relations must come from the top. Regime change in both countries is indispensable for the real steps to peace and final settlement of the conflict to be taken.
China not only accounts for a sizable portion of ASEAN countries’ imports and exports, but it also has a strong military presence in the South China Sea and has shown an impressive commitment to face-to-face diplomacy throughout the ongoing pandemic.
Chinese construction of hydropower dams along the Mekong River has been labeled the “next South China Sea” as a catalyst for conflict.
Nearly a decade following worldwide media coverage of Malala’s activism for women’s right to education, Pakistan’s road to a more accessible & equitable education for female students has remained stagnant, showcasing the varied factors holding Pakistan from forging ahead.
The Chinese Maritime Militia, dubbed the ‘little blue men’, signifies Beijing’s vision of a maritime ‘people’s war’ where civilian and military structures are integrated in a Maoist fashion that sees the social sphere as intimately connected to the military industrial complex.