Pakistan's Nuclear Defense Ambitions and US Relations, the Global War on Terror in FATA
Promoting Regional Stability?
This paper reviews Pakistan’s on-again, off-again relationship with the US, beginning with its inception as a nation, its nuclear program, the Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan, 9/11 and the growth of Islamic extremism. The author further examines Pakistan’s stability challenges, including its troubles in the tribal area and the role Pakistan has played in the war on terror.
© 2008 Central Asia-Caucasus Institute & Silk Road Studies Program (CACI-SRSP)
David A Anderson, Heather Maki