Day: September 17, 2020

China, India fire fueled by Pakistan Belt and Road

Source: AT PESHAWAR – Pakistan’s army and Chinese companies are in big business lockstep in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), a US$87 billion plan to build ports, roads, railways and power plants to facilitate trade, spur growth and consolidate power over geopolitically contested lands. The scheme, designed to span Pakistan’s […]

The fourth R

Source: Dawn PAKISTANIS have an imperfect knowledge of the four Rs — Reading, ‘Riting, ‘Rithmetic, and Russia. To master the first three requires education. To open one’s mind about Russia requires a different set of intellectual pliers. Winston Churchill once defined Russia as “a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside […]