The Khunjerab Pass, along the Karakoram Highway, is the only current crossing between China and Pakistan. Photo: Shutterstock
The Khunjerab Pass, along the Karakoram Highway, is the only current crossing between China and Pakistan. Photo: Shutterstock
Pakistan

Will a new road between China and Pakistan lead to a military boost against India?

  • The Pakistan-administered Gilgit-Baltistan region has proposed a new transit and trade route linking Xinjiang to Kashmir and extending to Afghanistan
  • Analysts say this will increase Beijing and Islamabad’s military interoperability against Indian forces in the region, ringing alarm bells in New Delhi

The Khunjerab Pass, along the Karakoram Highway, is the only current crossing between China and Pakistan. Photo: Shutterstock
The Khunjerab Pass, along the Karakoram Highway, is the only current crossing between China and Pakistan. Photo: Shutterstock
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