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US Aid to Pakistan: Nation-Building and Realist Objectives in the Post 9/11 Era

Mollaun, Alicia Hayley


The United States (US) has always used its aid program as a strategic lever in foreign policy. In the early days of aid, it was used to prosecute the Cold War. Now aid supports the United States in its effort to win the war on terror. Aid is used both to pursue short-term or “realist” objectives (e.g., to win support for US foreign policy goals) and long-term or “nation-building” ones (e.g. to strengthen governance). The trade-offs and tensions between...[Show more]

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Date published: 2016
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d7786edbbb45


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