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China's rising influence over Indian Ocean

The enduring stability of Sino-Pakistan ties stems from mutual interest in containing India.

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Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif (left) with Mr Xi during the BRICS/Shanghai Cooperation Organisation emerging economies summit in the Russian city of Ufa on July 10.

London

IN most countries, governments change and policy follows. In China, where the Communist Party is determined to stay in power for perpetuity, the government can lay down policies and carry them out over the long haul. The long-term policy can be upgraded as the economy and