chapter  15
The Sino-Pakistan Border: Stability in an Unstable Region
ByChristopher Tang
Pages 16

Christopher Tang Scholarly discourse concerning Sino-Pakistani relations is dominated by the notion of a “special relationship” or “entente cordiale.”1 Largely still applicable today, this description derives support from a close examination of border relations shared by Pakistan and the PRC. Since settling their 325 mile (523 km) border through secret negotiations in 1963, the two allies have avoided any major boundary disputes and remain in regular dialogue about the myriad implications of their mutual frontier.