Chinese Advances in Afghanistan and Pakistan: Development and Conflict along the “New Silk Road”
Afghanistan and Pakistan are central way posts at China’s new “Silk Road” stretching across the Eurasian continent. Does China’s increased presence tell us something about the prospects of the project?
What are the consequences for South Asia of a more visible China? How does it affect the China-India and India-Pakistan rivalries? And what are the dilemmas and challenges in using economic development as a remedy in countering jihadism?
Lars Erslev Andersen, Senior Associate Fellow at UI and Senior Researcher at the Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS)
Henrik Chetan Aspengren, Senior Research Fellow at UI
Yang Jiang, Senior Researcher at the Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS)
Björn Jerdén, Head of UI's Asia Programme