STRATEGIC AND SECURITY CHALLENGES TO PAKISTAN 2001-2020
This study investigated the strategic and security challenges to Pakistan from 2001-20 and found the abundant shocking findings. Geo-strategic importance, as well as alarming economic situation, propelled Islamabad to coalition with any of the word’s blocks i.e. Washington or Beijing/Moscow, from era to era that caused numerous internal and external strategic and security challenges for the country. The Pakistan’s strategic issues with its neighboring countries, particularly with India and Afghanistan, further played the vital role in enhancing the political instability, economic destabilization, crimes and security issues in the country. The research is conducted under the qualitative and descriptive research methodology and seeks to build narrative explanations about the causes and consequences of the strategic and security challenges to Pakistan. To examine it meticulously, the primary and secondary sources have been consulted as well as the author is the eye-witness and also conducted numerous interviews of the students from most affected areas.