China-Pakistan Economic Corridor: A Road to Peace?

China-Pakistan Economic Corridor: A Road to Peace?

Monday, December 5, 2016

By: Fred Strasser

Three weeks ago, trucks carrying goods from China began offloading containers to ships at the Pakistani port of Gwadar, marking the operational opening of the Chinese built-and-financed China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). The scale of the $51 billion infrastructure scheme will change Pakistan in ways that offer hope for easing its internal conflicts and its destabilizing fear of international isolation, experts said in a discussion at the U.S. Institute of Peace. 

Economics & Environment