Skip to comments.Pakistan's Rejection of Israel Threatens Pakistani Lives
Posted on 08/18/2020 7:26:06 AM PDT by Cronos
Pakistans foreign policy has been incoherent and inconsistent since its inception. It has suffered from a chasm between policy and strategy, xenophobic tendencies, domestic politics interfering negatively with the foreign policy process, and vice versa including the unsettling influence of the military on civilian politics and the outsize impact of religious groups.
Policy-makers, rather than focusing on the policy process and the outcomes, serially succumb to socio-religious pressures, intensifying policy volatility, and that volatility, read as vulnerability, opens Pakistan up to manipulation by stronger world powers.
The result is that on the issues that Pakistan flags as central to its foreign policy principles the Kashmir issue and the rights of Palestinians Islamabads achievements have been barely discernible.
While Pakistan ventured into the marshlands of jihad a tryst with international terrorism which began in the 1980s and brought home a perpetual religious radicalization, sectarianism and Kalashnikov culture that continues to this day India was laying the ground for diplomatic ties with Israel, a process which sped up after the disintegration of the Soviet Union.
All this begs the question: What has Pakistan achieved from its policy of a perpetual boycott of Israel? Doesnt logic demand a reassessment, if there's nothing to show after all these decades of resentment and negligence? What about venturing out of a stagnant policy pool and into fresher waters?
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Pakistan is a backwards tribal country like Iran and Turkey.
Pakistan is a perfidous backward s-hole country which could be wiped off the face of the earth with no loss. They harbored murderous terrorists and are no friend of ours.
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