Pakistan’s Nuclear Labyrinth and the Future of Democratization


Yogesh Joshi and Frank O'Donnell

Asia Pacific Bulletin, No. 210


Washington, D.C.: East-West Center

Publication Date: April 25, 2013
Binding: electronic
Pages: 2
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Yogesh Joshi, Ph.D Candidate at Jawaharlal Nehru University, and Frank O'Donnell, Ph.D Candidate at King's College London, explain that "The paradox for the international community is that a strong military ensures the safety of Pakistan's nuclear arsenal, even when that same force is the biggest obstacle to a lasting democracy."

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