Syed Fazl-e-Haider is a contributing analyst at the South Asia desk of Wikistrat. He is a freelance columnist and the author of several books including the Economic Development of Balochistan (2004). He has contributed articles and analysis to a range of publications including Dawn, Express Tribune, Asia Times, The National (UAE), Foreign Affairs, Gulf News, South China Morning Post, The New Arab, Jamestown and Lowy Institute. He has also contributed Opinion pieces to the New York Times, The Independent (U.K.) and Daily Sabah (Turkey).

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The Pentagon is worried about China building ports for its blue water navy in strategic locations. Gwadar on the Arabian Sea near the Strait of Hormuz is a prime example.