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  • Author:
    Shirin Tahir-Kheli
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    Council on Foreign Relations (February 1, 1997)
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This book examines the triangular relationship among the United States, India, and Pakistan over the last fifty .

This book examines the triangular relationship among the United States, India, and Pakistan over the last fifty years. A former director of Near East and South Asian Affairs and director of Political-Military affairs at the National Security Council, Tahir-Kheli has also served at the ambassadorial level for the . Mission to the United Nations.

Shirin R. Tahir-Kheli points out that the end of the Cold War and the rise of a new generation of Indians and Pakistanis willing to break with the past and concentrate on economic development provide opportunities for all three countries. Sustained American involvement in South Asia - previously the United States has tended to In India, Pakistan, and the United States

Tahir-Kheli was an alternate United States representative to the United Nations for Special Political Affairs serving from 1990 to. .India, Pakistan and the United States: Breaking with the Past. Council on Foreign Relations. p. 156. ISBN 978-0-87-6091999

Tahir-Kheli was an alternate United States representative to the United Nations for Special Political Affairs serving from 1990 to 1993. She also served as Director of Political Military Affairs and then as Director of Near East and South Asian Affairs from 1984 to 1989 with the National Security Council staff. From 1982 to 1984, Tahir-Kheli was a member of the Policy Planning Staff at the Department of State. ISBN 978-0-87-6091999. The United States and Pakistan: The Evolution of an Influence Relationship. 169. ISBN 978-0-03050471-6.

The latter"offered tangible benefits to the United States" because of its geographic proximity to the Soviet hinterland. Tahir-Kheli is an American political scientist who also served in the Department of State

Shirin R. Tahir-Kheli is an American political scientist who also served in the Department of State. In 2006, she was appointed as the first Ambassador for women's empowerment by the United States Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice as well as Senior Advisor to the Secretary of State on United Nations Reform. She was sworn in as the First American Muslim Ambassador in July 1990.

More on: Development Pakistan India In India, Pakistan, and the United States, Dr. Shirin R. Tahir-K. Sustained American involvement in South Asia-previously the United States has tended to focus on the region only during periods of international crisis-could both generate major economic opportunities for the United States in one of the world's largest markets and help solve the difficult issues of Kashmir and nuclear proliferation. TahirKheli. Of all published articles, the following were the most read within the past 12 months. India, Pakistan, and the United States: Breaking with the Past. New York: Council on Foreign Relations, 1997. Foreign Aid, Institutions, and Governance in SubSaharan Africa.

This book examines the triangular relationship among the United States, India, and Pakistan over the last fifty years

This book examines the triangular relationship among the United States, India, and Pakistan over the last fifty years. In her analysis, Tahir-Kheli discusses India and Pakistan's place in the Cold War, regional alliances and alignments of South Asia, disputes within the region, and the prospects of nuclear proliferation.

She is also a senior fellow of the Foreign Policy Institute at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies. Earlier, in her service in the United States government, Tahir-Kheli served as: Head of the United States delegation to the United Nations Commission on Human Rights in Geneva in 2001; Alternate United States Representative to the United Nations for Special Political Affairs (1993), a post that carries the rank of Ambassador; Member, United States Presidential Commission on the Public. The author argues that the United States must break with its past policy practice of focusing on South Asian issues only during periods of high tension caused by regional wars, Soviet. occupation, or nuclear-related crises.

This book examines the triangular relationship among the United States, India, and Pakistan over the last fifty years. In her analysis, Tahir-Kheli discusses India and Pakistan's place in the Cold War, regional alliances and alignments of South Asia, disputes within the region, and the prospects of nuclear proliferation.The author argues that the United States must break with its past policy practice of focusing on South Asian issues only during periods of high tension caused by regional wars, Soviet occupation, or nuclear-related crises. The absence of superpower competition and the rise of a new generation of Pakistanis and Indians willing to break from the past and focus on economic development and foreign investment provide an important opportunity for both the United States and South Asia. Sustained U.S. involvement in the region could also help provide creative solutions to the intransigent problems of Kashmir and nuclear proliferation. And such an approach could generate tremendous economic opportunities for the United States in one of the world's largest markets. In summary, this comprehensive study closes the gap in American understanding of the two most populous states in South Asia, realizing that greater knowledge must precede a constituency for sustained interest in the region by Washington."...I was very impressed with her more detailed and comprehensive analysis of the U.S.-Pakistan and U.S.-Indian relations in the post-Cold War era, and also her deepened analysis of the nuclear proliferation issues in the post-1990 period." Leo Rose, Editor, Asian Survey.