Pakistan and America: Can the Twain Meet?
Riaz Khan, former Foreign Secretary for Pakistan and a former Pakistan Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson Center, William Milam, former U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan and a Senior Policy Scholar at the Wilson Center, and Robert Hathaway, diplomatic historian and director of the Center's Asia Program
When the newly created nation of Pakistan joined the international community in August, 1947, it was a vastly different world. Several decades later, the world has changed so dramatically that improving Washington-Islamabad relations may be the top priority on America's foreign policy agenda. This is the third part in our series of discussions on a 60-year of alliance that continues to be plagued by mutual wariness.