Workshop on “Pakistan’s Foreign Policy in a Multipolar World”


Workshop in NMC, Lahore
14 May 2019
Pakistan’s Foreign Policy in a Multipolar World

  1. World is changing rapidly:
    • Post WWII order is crumbling: Transition from uni to multi polar. Multipolarity does not mean multilateralism.
    • Change is ubiquitous: Trade, Immigration, Nationalism. Identity[1]
    • Major power competition intensifying. Rise of China, Asia Pivot, Indo Pacific Strategy, Indo-US strategic partnership, Trump’s America First and Security Strategies.
    • Are China and the US destined for war. Thucydides trap. Two new books on grand strategy of both China and US[2]

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