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Pak security, Indian opportunity

NSP contains clues for improving relations

Imran Khan
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Pakistan PM Imran Khan (Photo: Reuters)

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Pakistan’s National Security Policy (NSP), an abridged version of which was officially released late last week, offers the first comprehensive view of the political-military-intelligence establishment’s approach to its internal and external challenges at a critical juncture in its 75-year existence. The 110-page document, which was cleared by the Pakistani Cabinet on December 28, is valid for the five-year period 2022-2026 and subject to annual revisions. But the fact that the policy has been in the works since 2014 suggests that it represents a distillation of rigorously debated and considered views of all stakeholders and power players. For this reason, the

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First Published: Jan 18 2022 | 11:24 PM IST

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