The Myth of Chinese ‘Debt-Trap Diplomacy’

US officials have repeatedly accused China of ‘debt-trap diplomacy’, swamping poor countries with so much debt that they have to surrender control of strategic assets. But there are almost no real-world examples of this phenomenon, I show in my latest essay.

Pakistan Hits Back at Indian Diplomat’s ‘Israel Model’ for Kashmir Remarks

In my latest story, Pakistan’s ambassador to Turkey and others respond to recent comments by the Indian consul-general in New York, who suggested recently that India should build settlements in Kashmir like those constructed by Israel in the Palestinian territories.