Why Pakistan will remain a basket case

I read William Milam’s analysis of Pakistan’s economic prospects on the Daily Times website today. In spite of all the macro-economic policy reform under Shaukat Aziz, Pakistan will not be able to rise above its economic morass because: a) There is no social reform and a dismantling of the feudal system. This is a deadweight … Continue reading “Why Pakistan will remain a basket case”

CFR Report – Stabilise Pakistan

The Council on Foreign Relations’ report on South Asia echoes the views expressed by Timothy Hoyt in his Congressional testimony. CFR Press Release and a link to the report. Extract from the Executive Summary. Pakistan presents one of the most complex and difficult challenges facing U.S. diplomacy anywhere in the world today. Its political instability, … Continue reading “CFR Report – Stabilise Pakistan”