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Author Hanauer, Larry
Title India's and Pakistan's Strategies in Afghanistan : Implications for the United States and the Region
Imprint Santa Monica : RAND Corporation, The, 2012
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Note Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright -- Preface -- Contents -- Figures -- Summary -- Acknowledgments -- Abbreviations -- CHAPTER ONE: Introduction -- U.S. Policy in South Asia -- Weighing Pakistan's Likely Responses -- Report Structure -- CHAPTER TWO: India -- India's Objectives in Afghanistan -- Prevent Anti-India Terrorism -- Undermine Pakistani and Taliban Influence in Afghanistan -- Increase Access to Central Asia -- Project Power and Demonstrate Global Interests -- India's Strategies in Afghanistan -- Seek Political Influence in Afghanistan -- Provide Development Aid and Seek Economic Influence -- Regionalize Solutions to Afghan Security and Stability Problems -- Project Power -- Provide Military Assistance -- Effectiveness of India's Strategies -- CHAPTER THREE: Pakistan -- Pakistan's Objectives in Afghanistan -- Block Indian Influence -- Prevent Encirclement and Maintain Strategic Depth -- Establish Safe Havens for Pakistani-Trained Extremists -- Undermine Afghan Claims on Pashtunistan -- Build Economic Links to the Central Asian Republics -- Curb Other States' Influence in Afghanistan -- Pakistan's Strategies in Afghanistan -- Train Extremists to Counter India in Afghanistan -- Make Pakistan Essential to Afghan Reconciliation Talks -- Offer Pakistani Development Aid and Trade to Afghanistan -- Oppose Afghanistan's Regional Integration -- Secure Central Asian Trade and Energy Resources -- Pressure Washington to Protect Pakistani Interests -- Effectiveness of Pakistan's Strategies -- CHAPTER FOUR: Afghanistan -- Afghanistan's Strategic Objectives -- Afghanistan's Strategies vis-à-vis India and Pakistan -- CHAPTER FIVE: Implications for the United States -- Implications for U.S. Policy Toward Afghanistan -- Implications for U.S. Policy Toward India -- Implications for U.S. Policy Toward Pakistan -- Implications for Other U.S. Interests
Summary -- CHAPTER SIX: Implications for India -- CHAPTER SEVEN: Conclusion -- References
India and Pakistan have very different visions for Afghanistan, and they seek to advance highly disparate interests through their respective engagements in the country. This paper reviews the countries' interests in Afghanistan, how they have tried to further their interests, how Afghanistan navigates their rivalry, and the rivalry's implications for U.S. and Indian policy
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Hanauer, Larry India's and Pakistan's Strategies in Afghanistan : Implications for the United States and the Region Santa Monica : RAND Corporation, The,c2012 9780833076625
Subject International relations.;Afghanistan -- Foreign relations -- India.;India -- Foreign relations -- Afghanistan.;Afghanistan -- Foreign relations -- Pakistan.;Pakistan -- Foreign relations -- Afghanistan.;United States -- Foreign relations -- Afghanistan.;United States -- Foreign relations -- South Asia
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