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Can Pakistan Protect CPEC?

A Pakistan Navy soldier stands guard while a loaded Chinese ship is readied for departure prior to a ceremony at Gwadar port, about 435 miles, 700 km, west of Karachi. Pakistan, Nov. 13, 2016. Image Credit: AP Photo/Muhammad Yousuf An attack on a luxury hotel in the heart of Gwadar proves that Pakistan’s military-centric approach is failing. By  Muhammad Akbar Notezai May 20, 2019               Undoubtedly, Gwadar – the port city in Balochistan on the Arabian Sea —  is the backbone of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), which is why it has been in the center of media attention ever since the announcement of the multi-billion dollar project. In this regard, Pakistan’s prosperity is also linked to the development of the Gwadar port project. On some occasions, Pakistani officials have gone as far as to assert that Gwadar has the potential of changing the fate of the whole region. But on May 12, Baloch militants carried out an assault in the heart of CPEC. Three ar

BNM protests abroad, holds awareness campaigns in Balochistan on 28th May

19'Apr 2019 (Current Balochistan) The central spokesman of Baloch National Movement in his statement says that twenty-one years ago the occupying state of Pakistan tested nuclear bomb on Baloch land at Chaghi and put the entire Baloch nation at the risk of nuclear radiation and till today Baloch are suffering due to its residuals effects. The spokesman stated that while detonating nuclear test at the midst of the population and trampling international laws, convinced Baloch nation's belief that their life has no value for the occupying state of Pakistan. And it has no concerns for the native population, which is a new chapter in the history of Baloch genocide. He added that the nuclear test of Pakistan was a lethal and well-planned attempt in order to turn the ground a hell for the real hire and sons of the soil. The nuclear radiation was the best available option to Pakistan to use it against Baloch nation. Baloch National Movement central spokesperson stated that nuclea