Search: Pakistan,Central Asia (2 materials)

Great Central Asia, America’s counter measure to China-Pakistan Economic Corridor

... already provides Kabul with electricity, is planning a second phase of railroad construction in Afghanistan. In the same spirit, the World Bank’s CASA 1000 project will soon be sending electricity from Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan to Afghanistan and Pakistan. Conclusion, if America desires to restrain Chinese initiatives in the region, Washington should step up Great Central Asia and genuinely sponsor Baluchistan independence. The independence of Baluchistan would be the turning point to institute Great Central Asia; the land locked Great Central Asia would find its way to the Arabian Sea. That would open a window ...


Russia amid changing perspective of Afghanistan

... Drugs and Crime (UNODC) reports that in 2006 the share of Afghan opiates passing through the Northern route was less than 15 percent of the total, while more traditional routes were more heavily utilized (53 percent through Iran and 33 percent through Pakistan). The share of heroin in Russia’s opiate consumption has also marginally declined. Afghanistan is of key significance to Russia’s wider Central Asian policy and its claim to a great power status, writes Monika Pawar. “Moreover, the socio-cultural and ethno-linguistic nexus between non-Pashtun Afghanistan and the Central Asian Countries that creates friendly cushion for Russia and ...


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