Pakistan-Japan Relations by Ahmad Rashid Malik
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Pakistan-Japan Relations
By Ahmad Rashid Malik

Pakistan-Japan Relations

Continuity and Change in Economic Relations and Security Interests

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Pakistan-Japan Relations by Ahmad Rashid Malik

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This is the first book-length study to explain the complex nature of Pakistan-Japan relations. It analyses the evolution and development of relations between the two countries by defining two key factors: economic interests and security concerns in the US-led global security system. Providing a thorough analysis of the history of relations between the countries, the important role Pakistan played in the context of peace and conflict resolution in East Asia during 1947-52, which helped ending the Occupation of Japan and restoring the country's post-war economy, is highlighted. Pakistan then emerged as the largest trading partner of Japan only after the United States. It was Pakistan's benevolent role that helped Japan to comeback to Asia in the 1950s as the author explains these events in greater detail that are not commonly known. In the 1960s and also in the 1980s during the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan, Pakistan emerged as one of the largest recipients of Japanese aid. The author explains that Japanese strategic aid to Pakistan was diverted to strengthen democratic values and institutions after the end of the Cold War. He then clarifies that Pakistan-Japan relations were dominated by two main issues during the 1990s, Japanese economic cooperation in Pakistan's trade liberalization, and suspicion about Pakistan's nuclear program. In conclusion, the author states that there has been a remarkable continuity in the area of economic relations, though there have been changes in security concerns. The book sets out future prospects for economic and diplomatic relations between the two countries, and it will be of interest to academics working in the field of International Relations, International Political Economy, and Asian Studies. For intellectuals, diplomats, and businessmen, the book would be a handy reference.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415462792
ISBN-10: 0415462797
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x 20mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 25-Jul-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Ahmad Rashid Malik

Dr Ahmad Rashid Malik is currently working as Research Fellow for the Islamabad Policy Research Institute (IPRI), Pakistan. He earned his PhD from La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia, and MA from the International University of Japan, Niigata, Japan. His area of interest is East Asia with a focus on international political economy and Pakistan's choices in this wider region of the Asia-Pacific. He regularly writes on current issues for Pakistan's daily The Nation and academic journals. Previously, he worked as Economic Adviser/Analyst for Daewoo Pakistan.

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