Jun. 28, 2021

Pakistan goes on charm offensive in West Asia

Peninsula/Diplomacy

In a bid to regain relevance in West Asia, Islamabad is working towards reviving old alliances and building new connections. Being rich in oil and natural gas, the region has always been vital for Pakistan’s energy security. Now, however, it has become even more essential due to Islamabad’s new policy of “geoeconomics over geopolitics.”

As Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has repeatedly outlined in past months...

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Sabena Siddiqui
Sabena Siddiqui
Sabena Siddiqui is a Pakistani foreign affairs journalist and has a degree in international law. Writing ... Full Bio
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