Abdul Basit

Abdul Basit

Abdul Basit is an associate research fellow at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Singapore.

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Opinion | Attacks on Chinese nationals and interests in Pakistan are likely to continue. Here’s why
  • Baloch separatists view Chinese investment, including the US$62b China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, as exploitation of local resources, while Pakistan’s support for militant proxies has kept the terror threat alive
28 Nov 2018 - 6:58AM
  • Baloch separatists view Chinese investment, including the US$62b China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, as exploitation of local resources, while Pakistan’s support for militant proxies has kept the terror threat alive
Attacks on Chinese nationals and interests in Pakistan are likely to continue. Here’s why
Opinion | Pakistan’s Catch-22: how can it keep Chinese investors happy, but not alienate the US?

The political skills of Pakistan’s new government are being put to the test. Islamabad must ensure progress on its belt and road projects with China, and still win Washington’s support to get an IMF loan and stay afloat

29 Oct 2018 - 3:08AM

The political skills of Pakistan’s new government are being put to the test. Islamabad must ensure progress on its belt and road projects with China, and still win Washington’s support to get an IMF loan and stay afloat

Pakistan’s Catch-22: how can it keep Chinese investors happy, but not alienate the US?