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Journal Article
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Afroz, Sultana
Author Affiliation, Ana.
History; Faculty of Arts and Education
Article Title
The Cold War and United States military aid to Pakistan, 1947-1960 : A reassessment
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South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies
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Date of Publication
1994
Volume ID
17
Issue ID
1
Page(s)
57-72
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Abstract
Using recently declassified documents, attempts to reassess the influence of American military aid to Pakistan on the workings of the military establishment in the socio-political and economic life of Pakistan and on South Asian and Middle East affairs. United States military aid helped Pakistan to achieve its goal of improving its defence capabilities vis--vis India. In return the United States secured Pakistan's commitment to the containment of communism in the Middle East, South and South-East Asia.....
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