Pakistan’s Military Take Charge

CPEC’s need for security beefs up army presence in Balochistan

By: Salman Rafi Sheikh

While the original idea of China’s Belt & Road Initiative and its flagship China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) was to enable China to expand its economy, trade and industry into Europe through Asia, a direct local outcome has been the rise of Pakistan’s military as an economic manager. And, while the military’s involvement in P…

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