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Pakistan’s Relations with the US: Risks and Opportunities


A recent air attack by US-led forces which killed eleven Pakistani soldiers is only one incident in a rocky relationship, which has had its ups and downs since Pakistan’s independence.

The United States and Pakistan will have to work hard to stop their alliance from souring after an air attack by US-led forces killed eleven Pakistani soldiers at a border post earlier this month. The latest regrettable incident is only one in a rocky relationship, which has had its ups and downs since Pakistan’s independence. ‘In international relations, there are no permanent friends, no permanent enemies but only permanent interests’ is the old adage. How much is this

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