Pakistan helps China steal Balochistan’s resources as locals remain impoverished


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Quetta (Balochistan): Since it was annexed by the Pakistan Army in 1948, Balochistan has existed as a colony of Pakistan. Over the last seven decades, Pakistan, especially the military and bureaucratic elite from Pakistan’s Punjab province. Now, over the past few years, as Pakistan moved away from its traditional ally and paymaster US into the exploitative embrace of Asian powerhouse China, impoverished Balochistan is facing even more exploitation. Balochistan, a treasure trove of natural resources including natural gas, gold and other minerals, is being excavated and exploited by China. This exploitation of Balochistan is being carried out by the Chinese...