Pakistan: Real and Imaginary Risks

Risk analysts are getting it wrong in Pakistan. Fears of an Islamic state, or loose nukes – the capture of the nation’s arsenal by extremists – will only come about if the west makes policy mistakes. Instead, long-term issues like climate change and population growth are the real threats.

The World Today
Published 1 February 2008 Updated 15 October 2020 4 minute READ

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