Foreign Affairs Article

PrintPrint EmailEmail ShareShare CiteCite
Style:MLAAPAChicagoClose

loading...

Breaking Up Is Not Hard to Do

Why the U.S.-Pakistani Alliance Isn't Worth the Trouble

Author: Husain Haqqani
March/April 2013
Foreign Affairs

Share

Washington has not had an easy time managing the U.S.-Pakistani relationship, to put it mildly. For decades, the United States has sought to change Pakistan's strategic focus from competing with India and seeking more influence in Afghanistan to protecting its own internal stability and economic development. But even though Pakistan has continued to depend on U.S. military and economic support, it has not changed its behavior much.

Request permission to republish or photocopy this Foreign Affairs article.

Read full article at ForeignAffairs.com.

More on This Topic

Primary Sources

Executive Order 9066

United States Executive Order 9066 was an executive order signed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt on February 19, 1942, “authorizing the...

Article

How Obama Caved on Bahrain

Author: Elliott Abrams
Foreign Policy

Instability in Bahrain has grown in recent years as the Sunni royal family has repressed rather than accommodated the desire of the majority...