US President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Imran Khan of Pakistan shake hands during their July 22 meeting. Photo: EPA
Arif Rafiq
Opinion

Opinion

Asian Angle by Arif Rafiq

Why a warmer US-Pakistan relationship is a win for China

  • Donald Trump and Imran Khan were all smiles when they met earlier this week, suggesting a ‘reset’ between the countries
  • Pakistan’s security and stability are of utmost importance to China, as its investment – physical and reputational – expands rapidly

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US President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Imran Khan of Pakistan shake hands during their July 22 meeting. Photo: EPA
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US President Donald Trump and Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan meet in the Oval Office. Photo: Bloomberg

Donald Trump says Narendra Modi asked him to mediate on Kashmir. India denies making the request

  • US president also claimed he could end Afghanistan war in a week but does not want to ‘kill millions of people’
  • He also suggested Pakistan could use its influence with the Taliban to help the US ‘extricate’ from Afghanistan
Topic |   Pakistan

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US President Donald Trump and Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan meet in the Oval Office. Photo: Bloomberg
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