A Pakistan-Turkmenistan Transport Corridor Could Severely Undercut India’s Zero Sum NSTC Dreams

While the world has been distracted by the allegedly fatal flaws in Boeing’s 737 Max-8 and the latest Brexit developments, Turkmenistan’s Foreign Minister Rashid Meredov called on Imran Khan to sign a wide reaching agreement to create a transport corridor, fibre-optic corridor and gas corridor which would travel from Turkmenistan […]

The RuPak Railway Could Complement Or Even Replace The NSTC

The establishment of a financial consortium and joint working group between the railway administrations of Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Afghanistan, and Pakistan could one day lead to the creation of a Russia-Pakistan (RuPak) railway via Central Asia that would complement the Indo-Iranian North-South Transport Corridor (NSTC) to Russia but also potentially […]

Has India Copied a Pakistani Proposal to Integrate Belt and Road With The North South Transport Corridor?

The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is the foremost artery of the Belt and Road initiative. The route itself travels from China’s Xianjing province through Pakistan’s northern border with China before heading south across the length of Pakistan to the Gwadar Port on the Arabian Sea. At the same time, India has been […]