Is Pakistan suffering from a geostrategic curse? This week, T.V. Paul joins host Andrew Thompson for a chat on Pakistan in the contemporary world. The discussion covers leadership failures, religion and politics, and the impact of the "warrior state" image on Pakistan's development. In addition to discussing the nation's complex relationship with India and Afghanistan, Paul shares insights on Pakistan's nuclear development as both a military and political weapon. What needs to change in order for Pakistan to progress? Tune in to hear the full discussion.

Join co-hosts David Welch, CIGI Chair of Global Security and Dr. Andrew Thompson for the fourth season of Inside the Issues — a weekly podcast series — as they share timely and candid discussions with global governance experts on issues related to the core areas of CIGI expertise: Global Economy, Global Security & Politics and International Law.
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