The biggest obstacles to China’s plans lie in the dysfunction and incompetence of Pakistan’s governing structures.

Over the decades during which I have worked in and written about Pakistan, there have been so many supposed national “turning points” at which the country failed to turn that I have almost ceased to notice them.

But when earlier this year the Pakistani Government described China’s planned energy and transport corridor through Pakistan to the Arabian Sea as a “fate changer”, it may – perhaps – have been telling the truth.

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