The rise of India presents Pakistan with a stark choice between seeking accommodation and maintaining the conventional rivalry that has largely defined the relationship between the two countries. The national and international climate is less favorable to Pakistan than it was a few decades back. The gap in performance between India and Pakistan in vital areas of national life has greatly widened.
The Rise of India and Pakistan’s Perspective
Nasreen Akhtar is Assistant Professor in the Department of Politics and International Relations at International Islamic University, Islamabad, Pakistan. Her recent publications include “India’s Regional Strategic Outlook and Influence via Afghanistan” (UNISCI Journal, January 2019) and “Civil and Military Relations in Pakistan: Looking through a Rear View Mirror at the Major Impediments to Democracy” (Virginia Review of Asian Studies, 2018). Email: <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
Inamullah Jan is Lecturer in International Relations at International Islamic University and PhD Scholar at Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad. His recent publications include “American, Indian and Chinese Media on ‘Belt and Road Initiative’” (Global Social Science Review, February 2018). Email: <Inamullah.email@example.com>.
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Nasreen Akhtar, Inamullah Jan; The Rise of India and Pakistan’s Perspective. Asian Survey 1 December 2019; 59 (6): 1094–1115. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.6.1094
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