China’s ‘soft’ imperialism: Will Pakistan gain nothing from CPEC?

F. M. Shakil | The US$56 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) – a part of China’s ‘One Belt One Road’ vision – has yet to translate into the ‘game changer’ envisioned by its sponsors. Worse than that, the unparalleled tax breaks and mounting security costs involved have already saddled Islamabad’s exchequer with a hole in … Continue reading China’s ‘soft’ imperialism: Will Pakistan gain nothing from CPEC?