Saeed Afridi

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Saeed Afridi is a former management consultant focusing on the Energy Industry and writes on Energy Security and the Politics of Energy Resources. He is conducting research related to the role of Central Asia’s energy resources in China’s Energy Security at the University of Westminster, UK.

CPEC: A Chinese Vision Since 2005

Saeed Afridi | China’s rise has been attributed to the successful implementation of its ‘Dual Track’ transition policy based on gradual, incremental and near-constant reform...

How is the government confusing all of us on CPEC?

Saeed Afridi | Pakistan is a country that loves technicalities. Irrespective of which walk of life a Pakistani is from, ask them a straightforward question,...

Malala: Why so many in Pakistan hate what she symbolises?

Saeed Afridi | Malala, the name has become a symbol of so much more than just a little girl. Malala also has become a one-word...

Self-aware Pakistanis vs the influential and power-wielding elite

Saeed Afridi | This Pakistan This unworkable and wholly undemocratic architecture rendered Pakistan’s democracy in a state of constant struggle between two forms of authoritarian dictatorships,...

THAT Pakistan: Power, Venality & Prostitution

Saeed Afridi | THAT Pakistan Since its very birth, in Pakistan’s political fraternity malleability, power politics and venality have ruled the roost. Whether the one yielding...

Pakistan, Washington and the folly of cultivating echo chambers.

Saeed Afridi | The tragic, darkly comic and somewhat farcical saga that was the “Raymond Davis Incident” is perhaps the best allegory of what is...

Of thumping wins and ignominious defeats: Pakistan’s dysfunctional sports governance

Saeed Afridi | At the outset, let me apologize to all the cricket fans out there, especially those who happen to be Pakistani cricket fans....

The differing futures of Pakistan and China. Does Beijing get a...

Saeed Afridi | The story of Pakistan, since its very incidental inception, has been one of talking about the imminent realization of its potential and...

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