Friday, July 15, 2016

Pakistan: a friend or foe?

Hussain Nadim, The Express Tribune

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[I]n Pakistan the policy towards the US has almost negligible civilian context to it and the troubling part is that there isn’t even an attempt from the civilian side to take control of the policy. In almost all the Pakistani embassies around the world, it is the Defence Attache’s office that is operational, and taking up the diplomatic as well as its primary defence role. A Foreign Office that is still relying on press releases and 17th-century style of diplomacy is bound to fail in a capital where [India's --JB] PM Modi gets a rockstar welcome partly because of his disruptive new style of public diplomacy using technology and soft power. ...

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