Some have said that the relationship between the United States and Pakistan is at a crossroads with the imminent withdrawal of the US from Afghanistan. What opportunities and challenges will this create for future relations between the two countries?
Michael Kugelman is the Asia Program deputy director and senior associate for South Asia at the Wilson Center in Washington, DC. He manages research and publications on the region, with particular emphasis on U.S. relations with Pakistan, India, and Afghanistan. His recent projects focus on U.S.-Pakistan relations, U.S. policy in South Asia, and the geopolitical implications of the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan.