"Pakistan is struggling to adjust its geopolitical priorities, and nothing substantive has changed in its geostrategic doctrine. A geostrategic shift should have manifested itself in better trade and political relations with neighbours and aggressive pursuit of implementation of transnational energy and infrastructure megaprojects, which have already been agreed upon and just need a little push.
CPEC and its connectivity with Afghanistan, as well as structural economic reforms would have substantiated such a shift. All these efforts need-out-of-the-box thinking and courageous leadership.
Fixing the economy through a geostrategic lens cannot be called a doctrinal shift."
Read full opinion piece by security analyst Muhammad Amir Rana: https://www.dawn.com/news/1563390