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Security guards walk past a billboard for the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation in Beijing on May 13, 2017. (Wang
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On China’s New Silk Road, Democracy Pays A Toll

China's vast foreign investment program comes at a sharp cost to human rights and good governance

Abbottabad, PAKISTAN:  Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Major General Liu Minjiang (C) and Pakistani Major General Mohsin Kamal (behind flag) stand during the opening ceremony of the ten day Pakistan-China anti-terrorist military exercise in Abbottabad, 11 December 2006.  More than 200 Chinese troops headed to Pakistan's mountainous northern region at the start of the first ever joint military exercise held here by the two allies.  AFP PHOTO/Aamir QURESHI  (Photo credit should read AAMIR QURESHI/AFP/Getty Images)

Pakistan Can’t Afford China’s ‘Friendship’

Pakistan's elites think Chinese cash can save the country. They're wrong.

PAKISTAN-CHINA-DIPLOMACY

Happy to Play Second Fiddle

The United States is increasingly on the outside looking in as China -- and India -- invest across South and Central Asia. And that’s a good thing for Washington.

G20 Leaders Meet In St. Petersburg For The Summit

Why Obama Won’t Visit Pakistan

Pakistan needs to take a hard look at its economic activities and contradictory policies before the United States can or will take notice.

CHINA-AFGHANISTAN-DIPLOMACY

The Great Wall of AfPak

China is pushing into Afghanistan while ensuring Pakistani cooperation, for the time being.