Updated at 2:30pm on March 21, 2023.
Editor’s note: We have decided to retract this article because it did not go through the Atlantic Council’s standard editorial process prior to publication and therefore did not meet our editorial standards. We regret the error.
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With Pakistan’s economy in freefall, Chinese economic and military influence is likely to grow in the country
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This essay explores the potential impact of the ongoing crises on the China-Pakistan relationship and its implications for US-Pakistan bilateral relations, especially in the context of the growing strategic competition between the United States and China.
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Can Swift Retort still inspire swift reforms?
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After Operation Swift Retort four years ago, I argued that if Pakistan really wants to compete with India, it must focus on rapid economic growth. Regrettably, our national leadership has had other priorities, and we have fallen further behind.