, Volume 67, Number 6

Rosheen Kabraji
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Rosheen Kabraji is the Manager of the Asia Programme, Chatham House.

In 2011 Pakistan’s relations with the United States went from troubling to the brink of near collapse. Relations rapidly deteriorated after the arrest of a CIA contractor on murder charges, the United States raid that killed Osama bin Laden, and a NATO strike that killed two dozen Pakistani soldiers. Concurrently, and coincidentally, China and Pakistan celebrated ‘Friendship Year’ marking sixty years of diplomatic ties with high-profile state visits, multibillion dollar economic deals, infrastructure projects and joint military exercises.

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