Asia Maqsood is Research Associate at Strategic Vision Institute Islamabad.
Since the Donald Trump came to power, there are fewer policy clues but from his inauguration speech to anti-globalization, anti- internationalism broadly pointed at its nationalistic stance. In all probabilities, Trump’s priorities are inclined towards trade, immigration, terrorism, the Iran nuclear deal and relations with Israel. While the rest of foreign policy including geopolitics orREAD MORE
Pakistan’s newspaper Dawn reported a detailed report of Long Term Plan on CPEC concluded in the recent OBOR Summit held in Beijing which has raised many concerns about the project. It is said, this plan is not the project document, but it delineates the aspirations of both sides. In short, it laid out associated projectsREAD MORE
The inaugural Belt and Road Summit was organized on May 18, 2016 under the theme of “Navigating a World of New Opportunities through Hong Kong” by the government of Hong Kong special Administrative Region, supported by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the National Development and Reform Commission, the Ministry of Commerce and the People’s BankREAD MORE
by Asia Maqsood Afghanistan on the verge of blooming or on the verge of collapsing is yet to be seen. Before this 11-nation Afghan Peace Conference, hosted by Russia, there was a Quadrilateral Coordination Group (QCG) formed in January 2016 to advance the peace process with the participation of US, China, Pakistan, and Afghanistan. TheseREAD MORE