In this latest series from South Asian Voices, our contributors Fatima Raza from Pakistan, Kithmina Hewage from Sri Lanka, Avasna Pandey from Nepal, Saimum Parvez from Bangladesh, Ahmad Shah Angar from Afghanistan, and Pushan Das from India explore China’s strategic and economic goals in their respective countries, the challenges China may face in implementing those goals, and how China’s engagement will affect the regional balance of power in South Asia.
سکیورٹی خدشات نے افغانستان کو چین کی سفارت کاری میں اکثروبیشتر کم اہمیت کا حامل ملک بنائے رکھا۔ افغانستان پر سوویت یونین کے ۱۹۵۰ سے […]
Though China has commanded significant attention from India’s strategic community, especially in the last two decades, it has dominated security and foreign policy thinking like […]
Security concerns have often placed Afghanistan on the periphery of Chinese diplomacy. After a long period of Soviet influence in Afghanistan from 1950 to 1980, […]
Sri Lanka’s strategic location in the Indian Ocean has long been touted as an asset that could transform the island nation into a regional trading […]
Since establishing formal diplomatic ties in 1955, Nepal and China have shared largely cordial relations. However, the relationship has strengthened significantly after Nepal abolished its […]
Despite early difficulties in China-Bangladesh relations, Dhaka has successfully leveraged Beijing’s growing interest in South Asia to its benefit. Though it backed its longstanding partner, […]
Pakistan is a cornerstone of China’s approach to South Asia, a region whose natural resource abundance and proximity to vital maritime routes have rendered it […]