Pakistani security personnel inspect the site of a suicide attack in the Dalbandin region, about 340 kilometres from Quetta, the capital of southwestern Balochistan province. Photo: AFP Pakistani security personnel inspect the site of a suicide attack in the Dalbandin region, about 340 kilometres from Quetta, the capital of southwestern Balochistan province. Photo: AFP
Pakistani security personnel inspect the site of a suicide attack in the Dalbandin region, about 340 kilometres from Quetta, the capital of southwestern Balochistan province. Photo: AFP

A deadly turn on China’s Belt and Road raises the stakes in Pakistan

  • A surge of lethal attacks by Baloch separatists has sent the risks and costs of China’s Belt and Road projects in Pakistan soaring
  • At the same time, a web of espionage and proxy warfare involving Iran has tangled up Beijing’s interests in Gwadar

Topic |   Belt and Road Initiative
Pakistani security personnel inspect the site of a suicide attack in the Dalbandin region, about 340 kilometres from Quetta, the capital of southwestern Balochistan province. Photo: AFP Pakistani security personnel inspect the site of a suicide attack in the Dalbandin region, about 340 kilometres from Quetta, the capital of southwestern Balochistan province. Photo: AFP
Pakistani security personnel inspect the site of a suicide attack in the Dalbandin region, about 340 kilometres from Quetta, the capital of southwestern Balochistan province. Photo: AFP
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