Foriegn Policies

Pakistan's foreign policy navigates a complex web of regional security concerns, global partnerships, and a quest for national identity. Following independence in 1947, Pakistan's foreign policy initially leaned towards the West, particularly the United States during the Cold War. However, this alignment shifted as Pakistan sought to balance its relationship with the US and forge closer ties with the Muslim world. The unresolved Kashmir dispute with India remains a core foreign policy priority, shaping Pakistan's strategic partnerships and defense strategy. Pakistan actively seeks peaceful resolution but also maintains a strong military presence in the region. Relations with neighboring Afghanistan have been historically complex, but recent years have seen efforts towards regional stability and economic cooperation. Pakistan plays a significant role in global counterterrorism efforts and maintains close ties with China, a crucial economic and strategic partner. As a developing nation, Pakistan prioritizes economic cooperation with international organizations and regional powers. Despite the challenges, Pakistan strives to project itself as a moderate Islamic democracy and contribute to international peace and security through peacekeeping missions and promoting dialogue. The future of Pakistan's foreign policy will likely involve navigating a multipolar world, balancing strategic partnerships, and addressing regional security concerns.

1947-1953 Forigen Policy


Pakistan's foreign policy post-independence, addressing Kashmir conflict, C...

1953-1962 Forigen Policy


Pakistan's foreign policy evolution amidst Cold War dynamics, alliances wi...

1962-1971 Forigen Policy


Pakistan's geopolitical journey, from Cold War alliances with the U.S. and ...

1971-1979 Forigen Policy


Pakistan's foreign policy (1971-1979). From post-1971 war repercussions to...

1979-1988 Forigen Policy


Pakistan's diplomatic evolution during 1979-1988, from countering Soviet i...

1988-2001 Forigen Policy


Pakistan's dynamic foreign policy shifts from Benazir Bhutto to Pervez Mush...

2001-2023 Forigen Policy


Pakistan's foreign policy evolution from 2001 to 2022, encompassing strateg...