Past eventNominees Breakfast Briefing

Pakistan at the crossroads

14 May 2010 - 08:00 to 09:15

Chatham House, London


Dr Farzana Shaikh, Associate Fellow, Asia Programme, Chatham House



The endgame in neighbouring Afghanistan signals a turning point for Pakistan. The fight against militancy, the transition to democracy and the restoration of its shattered economy, could all be determined by the direction Pakistan now chooses to follow. That, in turn, will depend on the management of its fraught relations with the United States, on the outcome of the struggle between its civilian and military leaders and on the readiness of international donors to support its programme of macro-economic stability.

This event is strictly by invitation only.

To enable as open a debate as possible, this event will be held under the Chatham House Rule.