Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Graham E. Fuller — Pakistan Elections—Maybe Good News for Pakistan, But Not for U.S.

Backgrounder. Should read if interested in geopolitics, geostrategy and international relations. This is a pivotal area of the world that most Westerners ignore as "backward." It is now coming into play and will be increasingly influential in the dynamic among the Atlanticists, Russia, India, and China, owing to developing strategic importance as the rivalry between the Global North and West versus the Global South and East heats up.

This pretty much boils down to the developed world versus the emerging world. Previously, the developed world was dominant, but the game has shifted as the developed world begins to peak and decline while the emerging world emerges more and more rapidly. The combined GDP of the emerging world surpassed that of the developed world in the past decade.

Pakistan is a key piece on the grand chessboard (

Graham E. Fuller Blog
Pakistan Elections—Maybe Good News for Pakistan, But Not for U.S.
Graham E. Fuller | adjunct professor of history at Simon Fraser University, formerly vice chairman of the National Intelligence Council at the CIA, and a former senior political scientist at RAND

See also

Graham Fuller is an old hand. Andrew Korybko is an up and comer.

Oriental Review
Pakistan’s New Leader Is A Democratically Elected Populist-Visionary
Andrew Korybko

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