Pakistan Factor

  • P. R. Kumaraswamy
  • Md. Muddassir Quamar


The Pakistan factor was significant in shaping Indian policy towards Saudi Arabia, and until the end of the Cold War, New Delhi remained wary of the Islamabad angle in pursuing its foreign relations, especially vis-à-vis Saudi Arabia. It saw the developments in the region through the Pakistani prism and allowed the latter and Kashmir to take centre stage in dealing with Saudi Arabia.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. R. Kumaraswamy
    • 1
  • Md. Muddassir Quamar
    • 2
  1. 1.School of International StudiesJawaharlal Nehru UniversityNew DelhiIndia
  2. 2.Institute for Defence Studies & AnalysesNew DelhiIndia

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