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Opinion

China is a habit that Pakistan cannot break

Ties with Washington further strained by the need to declare fealty to Beijing

| Pakistan
Imran Khan, pictured in Beijing in November 2018: the Pakistani Prime Minister is increasingly China's staunchest defender on the international stage.   © Reuters

Raffaello Pantucci is a senior fellow at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies in Singapore and a senior associate fellow at the Royal United Services Institute in London.

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