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The future of Pakistan / Stephen P. Cohen and others.

Contributor(s): Cohen, Stephen P, 1936-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, 2011Description: 1 online resource (xv, 311 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780815721819; 0815721811.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Future of Pakistan.DDC classification: 303.495491 LOC classification: DS389 | .F88 2011Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Pakistan: arrival and departure / Stephen P. Cohen -- Pakistan's future: muddle along / Kanti Bajpai -- Radicalization, political violence, and militancy / Laila Bokhari -- Addressing fundamental challenges / Christine Fair -- Looking ahead / Tariq Fatemi -- The China factor / Mohan Guruswamy -- Factors shaping the future / William Milam -- The clash of interests and objectives / Shuja Nawaz -- Still an uncertain future / Shaukat Qadir -- Visualizing a shared India-Pakistan future / Bahukutumbi Raman -- At the brink? / Hasan Askari Rizvi -- Security, soldiers, and the state / Aqil Shah -- Looking at the crystal ball / Hilary Synnott -- Regime and system change / Marvin G. Weinbaum -- Population growth, urbanization, and female literacy / Anita M. Weiss -- The perils of prediction / Joshua T. White -- Youth and the future / Moeed W. Yusuf.
Summary: With each passing day, Pakistan becomes an even more crucial player in world affairs. Home of the world's second-largest Muslim population, epicenter of the global jihad, location of perhaps the planet's most dangerous borderlands, and armed with nuclear weapons, this South Asian nation will go a long way toward determining what the world looks like ten years from now. The Future of Pakistan presents and evaluates several scenarios for how the country will develop, evolve, and act in the near future, as well as the geopolitical implications of each. Led by renowned South Asia expert Stephen P.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Pakistan: arrival and departure / Stephen P. Cohen -- Pakistan's future: muddle along / Kanti Bajpai -- Radicalization, political violence, and militancy / Laila Bokhari -- Addressing fundamental challenges / Christine Fair -- Looking ahead / Tariq Fatemi -- The China factor / Mohan Guruswamy -- Factors shaping the future / William Milam -- The clash of interests and objectives / Shuja Nawaz -- Still an uncertain future / Shaukat Qadir -- Visualizing a shared India-Pakistan future / Bahukutumbi Raman -- At the brink? / Hasan Askari Rizvi -- Security, soldiers, and the state / Aqil Shah -- Looking at the crystal ball / Hilary Synnott -- Regime and system change / Marvin G. Weinbaum -- Population growth, urbanization, and female literacy / Anita M. Weiss -- The perils of prediction / Joshua T. White -- Youth and the future / Moeed W. Yusuf.

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With each passing day, Pakistan becomes an even more crucial player in world affairs. Home of the world's second-largest Muslim population, epicenter of the global jihad, location of perhaps the planet's most dangerous borderlands, and armed with nuclear weapons, this South Asian nation will go a long way toward determining what the world looks like ten years from now. The Future of Pakistan presents and evaluates several scenarios for how the country will develop, evolve, and act in the near future, as well as the geopolitical implications of each. Led by renowned South Asia expert Stephen P.

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<p> Stephen P. Cohen is a senior fellow in Foreign Policy Studies at the Brookings Institution. Long considered one of America's foremost experts on South Asia, he is the author of several influential books on the region, including The Idea of Pakistan and India: Emerging Power (both Brookings). He is also coauthor with Sunil Dasgupta of Arming without Aiming: India's Military Modernization (Brookings, 2010).</p>

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