Tag: proliferation

  • Four books about Pakistan

    As a documentation of the Pakistani armed forces’ business activities, Dr Siddiqa’s book is unrivalled, and has become indispensable for anyone who wishes to understand the Pakistani establishment. But Dr Siddiqa need not have set it in an academic framework of a comparative study of military establishments and their commercial activities.

  • Pakistan zindabad!

    India’s long-term interests therefore call for New Delhi to insist on strengthening state institutions vis-à-vis the military establishment now, at a time when outside powers are interested in Pakistan’s stability. Even as India engages President Musharraf bilaterally, a separate multilateral process will allow it to pursue other imperatives of the stabilisation process.