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AfPak File Podcast: Iran's Chabahar Port Development: Significance and Implications

In 2016, Iran, India, and Afghanistan signed a deal to develop the port of Chabahar in southern Iran and to build a transport corridor into Afghanistan. In recent days, the project marked a major milestone, with Afghanistan sending off its first shipment of exports to India via Chabahar.

Top Reads on the Care Economy from Apolitical

Apolitical, a global platform connecting public servants to the ideas and people they need to solve society’s hardest challenges, partnered with the Wilson Center’s Maternal Health Initiative and Women in Public Service Project, through the generous support of EMD Serono, Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany to create a spotlight on The Care Economy.

Embraer Shareholders Approve Partnership With Boeing

On February 26, Embraer shareholders approved a $4.2 billion proposed strategic partnership with Boeing, in which the company will sell 80 percent its commercial jet division to Boeing through a joint venture. Approximately two-thirds of outstanding shares participated in the vote, with 96.8 percent in favor of the partnership. Boeing will have operational and management oversight of the new joint venture, although its management team will be based in Brazil. The deal is widely expected to allow Boeing to better compete with Airbus in the sub-150 seat jetliner market.

The Emergence of Pakistani-American Entrepreneurs in U.S.-Pakistan Relations

Last year, Pathways to Change – Pakistan Policy Symposium, a two-day event jointly organized by the Wilson Center and INDUS, convened expert scholars, academics, and practitioners from the United States and Pakistan to explore Pakistan’s recent achievements in economic, political, and foreign affairs as well as its opportunities to address current and future challenges. Speakers and panelists focused on identifying practical, innovative, and above all actionable policy solutions.

Pakistan's Path to Competitiveness

Last year, Pathways to Change – Pakistan Policy Symposium, a two-day event jointly organized by the Wilson Center and INDUS, convened expert scholars, academics, and practitioners from the United States and Pakistan to explore Pakistan’s recent achievements in economic, political, and foreign affairs as well as its opportunities to address current and future challenges. Speakers and panelists focused on identifying practical, innovative, and above all actionable policy solutions.

China-Venezuela Economic Relations: Hedging Venezuelan Bets with Chinese Characteristics

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China is Venezuela’s largest bilateral lender as well as a source of diplomatic support. Yet for half a decade Beijing has been steadily unwinding its financial ties with the struggling South American nation.

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