Author Affiliation, Ana.
History; Faculty of Arts and Education
The Cold War and United States military aid to Pakistan, 1947-1960 : A reassessment
South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies
Date of Publication
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-á-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.....