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The strength and weakness of Pakistan The strength and weakness of Pakistan

Vladimir Moskalenko, Petr Topychkanov

The strength and weakness of Pakistan

Moskovskij czentr Karnegi

Moskva, 2013, 75 pages

ISBN: 978-5-906568-01-4

The work presents retrospective view on internal and external challenges facing Pakistan. Analysing social and political processes in the country, the authors pay special attention to the role of religion and army in the life of the state. 2013 elections are considered in detail. The relations of Pakistan with Afghanistan, India, China, Russia, USA and international organizations are also examined. The book is accomplished within the frames of non-commercial and non-governmental programme of research body – Moscow Carnegie Center sponsored by Carnegie Corporation of New York Endowment. The work reflects personal views of the authors which can not be considered as the position of Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and Moscow Carnegie Center. Electronic version: http://www.carnegie.ru/publications. The book is meant for experts on the history and policy of Pakistan and other South-Asian countries, as well as for a wide readership.

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