In order to make the transition to a new growth paradigm, Pakistan will need foreign help but over the short-term.
By tightening grip over Central Asia, Moscow will be able to blunt the instrument the West is hoping to use against it
Expulsion of Russia from G-8 has created an even greater distance between Moscow and the West.
In the reshaped — and reshaping — world, bilateralism may lose significance to ‘multi-nationalism’.
A determined effort is required to increase exports by focusing on development of new product lines and new markets.
Productivity increase & international trade are central to development models used by miracle economies of East Asia.
A clear message has to be given to everyone that any defiance of the state’s authority will not go unpunished.
For Pakistan, given the resources Washington could send Pakistan’s way, it made strategic sense to cultivate America.
If the economy does not reward the poor, some of them are likely to vent their frustration by resorting to violence.
A great deal hinges upon how effectively the state can perform its role.
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