In recent years Pakistan has emerged as a strategic player on the
world stage – both as a potential rogue state armed with nuclear weapons
and as an American ally in the war against terrorism. But our
understanding of this country is superficial.
To probe beyond the headlines, Stephen Cohen, ..
“Because Pakistan is marinated in crisis, attention is riveted on the
latest outrage, disaster, or calamity to occur in the country. The
often-asked question following such events is whether they will push
Pakistan over the edge, ‘edge’ being variously defined-at the minimum,
as another mili..