1- Definition of Foreign Policy
2- Ideology of Pakistan and its strategic importance
3- View of Quaid-e-Azam on Foreign Policy of Pakistan
4- Objectives of Pakistan Foreign Policy
5- Early phase of Pakistan Foreign Policy
6- Pakistan foreign Policy and Cold War era
7- Afghanistan Wars and Pakistan Foreign policy
8- Pak foreign relations with neighboring countries (India, Afghanistan, Iran, China)
9- Pak foreign relations with world powers (U.S.A, U.K, Russia, European Union)
10- Recent challenges to Pak Foreign Policy specially terrorism
11- Post Osama situation and Pakistan foreign Policy
1:- Foreign Policy of a country means “The strategy and ...view middle of the document...
S and Israel have close ties on the basis of religion and culture.
The region also plays important part in determining foreign policy. Countries in the same region should enjoy positive relations but most of the time reality is opposite to it. Neighboring countries mostly have conflicts and sometimes bitter enmity.
Through a good and fore-sighted foreign policy a country can earn many benefits and a great status among the nations of the world. And with a bad foreign policy it can be extinct from the face of the earth.
2:- Pakistan is an ideology based country. It was made in the name of Islam. But there were other factors also which caused Muslims to demand for a separate homeland. One of them was economic independence. So, in short one can say that Pakistan was made for implementing Islamic system and Islamic economic system.
Pakistan has great geographical importance. Strategically Pakistan is located in the middle of two great powers Russia and China. It is the passage of trade between oil rich Gulf countries and western world. Above all sea-port of Karachi is the sea-port of warm waters. The trade can take place throughout the year.
Pakistan is a resource rich country. It has rivers, seas, mountains, platues, plains and deserts. And most important of all is that Pakistan is the 7th Nuclear power of the world, one and only in the Muslim world.
Pakistan is geographically located at the center of the Muslim world. Pakistan has special brotherly relations with all Muslim countries. It is believed that in future Pakistan can become a key to unite the Muslim countries and lead them.
3:- Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah was a visionary leader and founder of Pakistan. As he established founding stone of Pakistan he also laid founding principles for the foreign policy of Pakistan. The words of Quaid are as:
“Our foreign policy is one of friendliness and goodwill towards other nation of the world. We do not cherish aggressive designs against any country or nation. We believe in the principle of honesty and fairplay in national and international dealings and are prepared to make utmost contribution to the promotion of peace and prosperity among the nations of the world. Pakistan will never be found lacking in extending its material and moral support to the oppressed and suppressed people of the world, and in upholding the principles of the UN charter."
These are the guiding principles our beloved Quaid laid down for Pakistan's foreign policy.
4:- Objectives of Pakistan's foreign policy are very much clear but sometimes the practicality is vivid. However the basic objectives always define its goodwill. They are as follows:
a) Develop friendly relations with all countries particularly the Muslim world, major powers and immediate neighbors.
b) Safeguard vital security and geo-strategic interests of Pakistan.
c) Resolve the core issue of Jam-mu & Kashmir in accordance with the resolution of UN Security Council and wishes of Kashmiri...