Iran’s IRGC and Pakistan’s ISI have been regional competitors for decades. Their battle has at times extended into their respective countries.
Pakistan says it conducted airstrikes inside Iran a day after Iranian forces targeted alleged militants inside Pakistani territory.
Iranian state media reports the IRGC struck militant targets in Pakistan’s western Balochistan province, reflecting an expanding regional war.
The Balochistan Liberation Front’s attack highlights security risks to the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor and the Reko Diq copper mine.
Green metals opportunities in Afghanistan and Pakistan face serious headwinds, but the potential upside is huge.
Saudi Arabia could invest in Pakistan’s Reko Diq copper mine — a megaproject that faces huge political, geopolitical, and security risks.