September 11: The Washington Post report by Gerry Shih states that it’s the mega-project at the heart of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s foreign-policy showpiece. It’s the jobs-creating lifeline that would help keep Pakistan’s economy from sliding into the abyss. It’s the $62 billion symbol of China and Pakistan’s commitment to a long-standing alliance that’s been described by past leaders as “higher than the Himalayas, deeper than the oceans, sweeter than honey.”
The Washington Post: Pakistan has second thoughts on Chinese investment. It probably won’t be the last country to get cold feet
The New York Times: Pakistan Angered by Trump’s Claim That It Does ‘Nothing’ for US
November 19 – The New York Times report by Salman Masood states that Pakistan reacted angrily on Monday to criticism by President Trump that the country had not done enough in return for years of United States military aid and that the government had harbored Osama bin Laden, the leader of Al Qaeda.