The power of the people is unbeatable whenever the people are truly united behind a cause greater than themselves such as their country’s sovereignty and anything related to its existential defense. Pakistanis both present and past have suffered so much to preserve their hard-earned independence and won’t let it be stolen from them by elite echelons who betrayed the social contract between citizens and the state under the influence of a foreign party.
Ultimately, it was Iran and not Pakistan that ended up being the global pivot state after the latter abandoned this role upon the successful US-orchestrated regime change against former Prime Minister Khan, thus ceding it entirely to the neighboring Islamic Republic that’s now closely cooperating with Islamabad’s Indian rivals to create a third pole of influence with Russia.
South Asia is the most populous region of the world and almost one fifth of the world population bodes in this region.
In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.
The success of this project will help the world make progress in moving past the present bi-multipolar intermediary phase of the global systemic transition and correspondingly create more opportunities for other countries to strengthen their strategic autonomy in the New Cold War.
A Baloch suicide bombing targeting Chinese workers in Karachi comes a mere month after the US-backed ousting of PM Imran Khan. Pakistan is a critical BRI hub in Beijing's vast Eurasian connectivity project, and it looks like CPEC is the ultimate target of this disruption.
On April 9, 2022, the majority of Pakistan’s National Assembly voted to dismiss Prime Minister Imran Khan.
One may argue what is the correlation between regime change coup in Pakistan, the war in Ukraine and China’s Belt Road Initiative?
It's difficult to predict what’ll happen next in Pakistan, a country that’s always been characterized by political intrigue and sudden radical changes that oftentimes catch many off guard, but it’s clear that Imran Khan’s multipolar legacy can’t ever be fully dismantled. For however imperfect his premiership was, there’s no denying that it was immensely impactful in terms of reshaping perceptions at home and abroad, including through its multipolar National Security Policy.
Geographically, Ukraine has strategic importance in Europe and until the disintegration of Soviet Russia and Ukraine were part of the Soviet Union.