01 iulie 2020

China-India clash marks a huge regional shift and Pakistan is its epicentre

trtworld.com

Pakistan finds itself in the middle of the 21st century's defining geopolitical war, and the strategic implications for Islamabad are huge.The recent deadly clash between Chinese and Indian forces in the Ladakh region of Kashmir heralds the biggest shift in South Asia's strategic balance since the September 11 terrorist attacks by Al Qaeda. Since 2001, the US military presence in Afghanistan has overshadowed all other geopolitical interests in the region. In 2002 and 2008, it ensured that India [...]