A Difficult Era in US-Pakistani Relations

  • Charles Hobbs
| Nov. 02, 2012

While the American relationship with Pakistan may be at an historically difficult juncture, that does not mean that the marriage should see a divorce, according to Ambassador Cameron Munter. Speaking in an off the record lecture on November 1st at the Harvard Kennedy School, the recently retired Ambassador to Pakistan shared his views on the mistakes that have led US-Pakistan relations to their current nadir. He subsequently explained some of his suggestions for confidence-building steps that both sides can take to start rebuilding the alliance.

In addition to his prepared remarks, Ambassador Munter also responded to questions from gathered students and faculty. The broad range of topics addressed included Pakistani visions for a post-American Afghanistan, Kashmir’s role in contemporary South Asian foreign policy, and the risks and realities of Pakistan’s nuclear weapons programs.

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For Academic Citation: Hobbs, Charles. “A Difficult Era in US-Pakistani Relations.” , November 2, 2012.

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