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China's intensifying activity in the Arctic is part of a general expansion of its maritime interests and capabilities, seeking a level of influence to match its global economic status.
As the lynchpin of the critical civil–military relationship, Pakistan's new chief of army staff will be able to exert influence over national politics, as well as regional relationships.
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