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Munir Akram

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    China strikes back

    Munir Akram | Updated at 12:00am on September 17, 2019

    THE Petroleum Economist of September 3 reported that China has agreed to invest up to $290 billion in the development of Iran’s oil, gas and...

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    India’s Afghanistan

    Munir Akram | Updated at 12:00am on August 19, 2019

    WHEN the history of modern India is written, it is likely to record that the imperial ambitions of Hindu India died in Kashmir. Afghanistan is...

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    War with Iran

    Munir Akram | Updated at 12:00am on June 24, 2019

    THE drumbeat of war in the Persian/Arab Gulf has become incessant in the past few weeks. Oil tankers have been mysteriously damaged. A US surveillance...

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    Pakistan and Sino-US cold war

    Munir Akram | Updated at 12:00am on June 10, 2019

    AFTER the secretive Bilderberg meetings in Switzerland last week, Martin Wolf, the respected Financial Times economic columnist, wrote an op-ed entitled: ‘The 100 year fight...

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    BRI: a historic opportunity

    Munir Akram | Updated at 12:00am on April 29, 2019

    CHINA’S president Xi Jinping hosted the Second Belt and Road Forum in Beijing on April 26–27 — 125 countries and 40 international organisations have joined...

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    Pakistan’s normalising ties with India

    Munir Akram | Updated at 12:05am on May 30, 2018

    EVEN as Indian and Pakistani guns continue to thunder along the Line of Control in Kashmir, there are several signals of a desire on both...

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    Complex equations

    by Munir Akram | Updated at 12:05am on April 18, 2018

    PAKISTAN and China have enjoyed a close and trouble-free relationship for almost 60 years. Their respective strategic interests have been fully aligned. China helped Pakistan...

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    China-US: shaping the future

    by Munir Akram | Updated at 12:05am on November 14, 2017

    THIS century’s future will be largely defined by the relationship between a rising China and a resentful America....

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