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  1. China offers hope for Afghanistan

    Posted Jul 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... despite hundreds of billions of dollars spent on aid and military operations. Rampant corruption and a Taliban insurgency that seems certain to continue regardless of foreign troops have led ... schedules are mostly on track, there is concern whether they will be able to effectively fight the Taliban on their own. Donors recognise that corruption has slashed as much as 20 per cent off ...

  2. News - Asia - SHIPPING: ANALYSIS

    Pakistani port Gwadar aids China's maritime expansion plans

    Posted Feb 18th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... has become more cautious about big investment projects in Pakistan due to security concerns. Taliban, sectarian and separatist violence blight Baluchistan, the southwestern province around ...

  3. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan secretly developing drones: sources

    Posted Nov 19th 2012, 12:00am by Associated Press in Karachi

    ... in Pakistan because of the widespread unpopularity of the hundreds of US drone strikes against Taliban and al-Qaeda militants in the country's rugged tribal region bordering Afghanistan. ...

  4. China's muscle-flexing is a poor defence of its interests

    Posted Jun 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... The security of those weapons must now be in question after Taliban terrorists last month successfully attacked a Pakistan naval air base in Karachi, claiming revenge for the killing of bin Laden. ...

  5. Bad news, good news

    Posted May 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... which at the time was under Taliban rule. Of course, while the US was the target of the terrorist attacks, China was a major beneficiary. During the past decade, Beijing has been able to focus ...



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