Adnan Aamir

Adnan Aamir

Adnan Aamir is a journalist and columnist based in Quetta, Pakistan.

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Opinion | India and Pakistan are not going to war any time soon, but expect the bluster to continue

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to keep up the anti-Pakistan rhetoric but heed international pressure not to escalate the conflict. Meanwhile, cash-strapped Pakistan would not want a protracted conflict either.

2 Mar 2019 - 4:16AM

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to keep up the anti-Pakistan rhetoric but heed international pressure not to escalate the conflict. Meanwhile, cash-strapped Pakistan would not want a protracted conflict either.

India and Pakistan are not going to war any time soon, but expect the bluster to continue
Opinion | Religious fundamentalism weakens Pakistan’s bargaining power with China

The violent protests over Asia Bibi’s acquittal reveal the government’s powerlessness against radical Islam, and highlight the need for it to end its policy of appeasement. Such unrest will only complicate Pakistan’s bid to escape an economic crisis.

6 Nov 2018 - 8:46AM

The violent protests over Asia Bibi’s acquittal reveal the government’s powerlessness against radical Islam, and highlight the need for it to end its policy of appeasement. Such unrest will only complicate Pakistan’s bid to escape an economic crisis.

Religious fundamentalism weakens Pakistan’s bargaining power with China
Why Pakistan is backing away from Chinese-funded infrastructure projects

Pakistan’s new government is less enamoured of Chinese infrastructure projects because of concerns over unfair terms. It is running up huge debts, and yet not a dollar of the Chinese loans has entered Pakistani banking channels.

19 Oct 2018 - 8:37PM

Pakistan’s new government is less enamoured of Chinese infrastructure projects because of concerns over unfair terms. It is running up huge debts, and yet not a dollar of the Chinese loans has entered Pakistani banking channels.

Why Pakistan is backing away from Chinese-funded infrastructure projects
Opinion | How US policy is turning Pakistan into a Chinese colony, thwarting America’s regional ambitions

The US’ decision to block an IMF loan to Pakistan will only push the country more deeply into China’s sphere of influence.

15 Apr 2019 - 1:42PM

The US’ decision to block an IMF loan to Pakistan will only push the country more deeply into China’s sphere of influence.

How US policy is turning Pakistan into a Chinese colony, thwarting America’s regional ambitions
Will Gwadar go the way of Hambantota? Why Chinese loans to Pakistan are sparking takeover fears along the economic corridor

China is spending more than US$55 billion on projects in Pakistan, much of it of through loans. While Islamabad has been able to reject a few Chinese demands for now, ballooning debt may well weaken its resolve.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM

China is spending more than US$55 billion on projects in Pakistan, much of it of through loans. While Islamabad has been able to reject a few Chinese demands for now, ballooning debt may well weaken its resolve.

Will Gwadar go the way of Hambantota? Why Chinese loans to Pakistan are sparking takeover fears along the economic corridor
Just who will the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor really benefit?