Promoting Stability and Democracy in Pakistan
Publication Date: April 2007
Publisher(s): Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)
Author(s): Lisa Curtis
Series: Heritage Lecture
Keywords: Asia and the Pacific
Although Pakistan has arrested and handed over al-Qaeda suspects to the U.S., it has not made a clean break with the Taliban and other extremists. In order to ensure that Pakistan sets itself on a path of moderation and stability, the U.S. needs to find ways to use its diplomatic leverage with Pakistan more effectively.