War and Escalation in South Asia by John E. Peters

By John E. Peters

This monograph highlights key elements in South Asia imperiling U.S. pursuits, and indicates how and the place the U.S. army may perhaps play an extended, influential function. It indicates seven steps the army may well take to raised strengthen and shield U.S. pursuits in South Asia, the center East, and Asia at huge. Washington should still accentuate involvement in South Asia and turn into extra influential with the governments there. Given the area's capability for violence, it's going to additionally form a part of the U.S. army to fulfill capability crises.

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Roads may connect the property holdings of the leader’s family rather than cutting a route that serves the entire tribe). As a consequence, many residents of the tribal areas seek to do away with this system because of the inherent lack of equities in this political arrangement. Increasingly, individuals within the Pakistani government also wish to do away with this system because of the corruption that it has spawned and the dearth of benefit to the residents generally. 11 ____________ 10 This discussion follows from extensive fieldwork in Pakistan done by one of the authors in February and March of 2004.

Security Cooperation in South Asia 15 British Royal Air Force evacuated Westerners from East Pakistan, the country now known as Bangladesh. In 1978 as Afghanistan experienced internal unrest, the Enterprise was again dispatched to the area, where it stood by off Diego Garcia. In the following months as the Iranian hostage crisis unfolded and the Soviet Union invaded Afghanistan, the United States maintained two CVBGs in the Indian Ocean. As Afghan resistance to the Soviet presence grew, the United States supported the Mujahideen with arms and military hardware.

Despite the United States’ vigorous reinvolvement in South Asia since September 2001, the limits of Washington’s influence should be borne in mind. Pakistani governments, including military regimes like Musharraf’s today, have always faced a precarious balancing act in which they must not alienate the army, thus risking removal from office. At the same time they must not adopt policies that offend their polities. As a result of this balancing act, Pakistani governments have limited latitude to work with the United States.

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