India and Pakistan: The First Fifty Years
One fifth of the world’s people live in India and Pakistan. Looking back on their first fifty years of independence, leading specialists on South Asia assess their progress and problems, their foreign and defense policies and their relations with the United States. The three coeditors, who compare the achievements of India and Pakistan in a perceptive introductory overview, combine journalistic, diplomatic and academic experience
In addition to these explorations and comparisons of internal issues, the final chapter reviews U.S. relations with India and Pakistan.
Selig S. Harrison served as South Asia Bureau Chief of the Washington Post. Paul H. Kreisberg is a former Deputy Chairman of the State Department’s Policy Planning Council. Dennis Kux is a former Director of the India Desk in the State Department.