The US-Pakistan ties that bind

No Exit from Pakistan: America’s Tortured Relationship with Islamabad by Daniel S Markey  As events unfolded in the this month’s audacious terror attack on Karachi International Airport, discussion in the Twitter space in Pakistan buzzed with hash tags like #Karachiairportattack, #ASF ,#raymonddavisnetwork and #dirtywars. This underlines the deep skepticism of many, if not all, in Pakistan about United States involvement in stoking creative chaos in the country.  So what does this mean for the future of Pakistan-US relations? Daniel S Markey’s latest volume on US-Pakistan relations attempts to answer exactly this difficult question.  Markey argues that Pakistan is potentially a hostile and … Continue reading The US-Pakistan ties that bind