Insurgency in Afghanistan: implications for Pakistan's internal and external security

Zain Rafique, Muhammad Azfar Anwar
  • Defense and Security Analysis, June 2014, Taylor & Francis
  • DOI: 10.1080/14751798.2014.921449

defense spending and national security of pakistan

What is it about?

it explains the high debated issue in development and security studies of developing countries that what threshold they should maintain to ensure the external and internal security. laying out different theories and concept and compare them with the actual practices. a key reading to understand the security calculations for developing countries.

Why is it important?

the study beautifully merges the existing theories and perceptions of the policy makers in Pakistan. it comprises the data from 50 highly ranked respondents from army, bureaucracy and experts. it further analysis the results with the local practices.

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