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Pakistan Military vs Democracy
Military vs. Democracy in Pakistan: Can Imran bell the Army?


Mohmad Waseem Malla

Imran Khan seems to have already pushed the ‘militablishment’ to the corner and forced it to tread carefully. However, he does not seem inclined to rein in the military; he is only sulking over the former army chief’s alleged inaction to save him from losing his prime ministership…

China's Debt Trap Policy
China's Debt-Trap Diplomacy in South Asia


Ankita Sanyal

Besides expanding the debt trap, the BRI projects have faced accusations of corruption, environmental pollution, and labour violations across these countries. The South Asian countries should play their cards right and avoid getting sucked into the 'debt trap' being laid by China.

Joint Statement China
China's coming of age in the Middle East


Mohmad Waseem Malla

What makes this agreement quite significant is Beijing’s willingness to shed its image of a silent power and go beyond its usual emphasis on pursuing its economic interests to not only actively encourage détente between two regional hostile powers but also but bring them on the table and get them to sign an agreement “to resume diplomatic relations between them and re-open their embassies and missions within a period not exceeding two months”.