Pakistan Pipeline Caught in U.S. - Iran Crossfire

By Malik Ayub Sumbal, July 11, 2014

awkward moment in Pakistan’s ties with the United States. India, on the other hand, looks determined to pursue its agenda as Iran’s economy continues to stay under pressure and has already offered Tehran joint projects, including the Middle East to India-Deepwater Pipeline Project (MEIDP). 

Pakistan stays in the mix fighting Washington’s diplomatic wars on its terrain. Would the IP project be a test of Pakistan’s diplomatic maneuvers? Experts say it already is and Pakistan has not fared well so far. The energy crisis awaits a pending solution that is far-fetched to say the least.