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NBR Reports (Feb 2016)

Mapping Pakistan’s Internal Dynamics: Implications for State Stability and Regional Security

Mumtaz Ahmad, Dipankar Banerjee, Aryaman Bhatnagar, C. Christine Fair, Vanda Felbab-Brown, Husain Haqqani, Mahin Karim, Tariq A. Karim , Vivek Katju, C. Raja Mohan, Matthew J. Nelson and Jayadeva Ranade

An international team of experts provides a comprehensive mapping of Pakistan’s internal security landscape and external geopolitical environment and assesses the implications for both regional stability and U.S. interests in Asia.

Table of Contents

Mapping Pakistan’s Internal Dynamics: Implications for State Stability and Regional Security
Mahin Karim

Mapping Pakistan’s Political Superstructure
Mumtaz Ahmad

Pakistan’s Internal Security Environment
C. Christine Fair

Informal Agencies of Influence in Pakistan: The Interdependence of Social, Religious, and Political Trends
Matthew J. Nelson

India-Pakistan Relations and Regional Stability
Aryaman Bhatnagar and C. Raja Mohan

Pakistan’s Relations with China and Implications for Regional Stability
Jayadeva Ranade

Pakistan’s Relations with Iran and the Implications for Regional Stability
Tariq A. Karim

Pakistan’s Relations with Afghanistan and Implications for Regional Politics
Vanda Felbab-Brown

Pakistan and the Threat of Global Jihadism: Implications for Regional Security
Husain Haqqani

Pakistan’s Nuclear Proliferation and Its Impact on International and Regional Security
Dipankar Banerjee

Pakistan’s Complex Security Dynamics: Conclusions and Outlook
Vivek Katju

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