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China's Influence In Pakistan Grows As U.S. Pulls Back Investment

China is gaining increasing influence in Pakistan as the U.S. has pull backed in recent years. (AP Photo/Mohammad Sajjad)
China is gaining increasing influence in Pakistan as the U.S. has pull backed in recent years. (AP Photo/Mohammad Sajjad)

In a four-part series, Here & Now is looking at four specific countries in Asia and how China’s growing economic influence is affecting the U.S.’s influence in the region.

Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson talks to Shamila Chaudhary (@ShamilaCh), senior South Asia fellow at New America, about how China’s influence is growing in Pakistan as American investment there has lessened.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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