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Civil-military relations in Pakistan

from Zulfikar Ali Bhutto to Benazir Bhutto

by Saeed Shafqat

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Published by Westview Press, Pak Book Corp. in Boulder, Colo, [Lahore], Pakistan .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Pakistan.
    • Subjects:
    • Civil-military relations -- Pakistan.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 269-282).

      StatementSaeed Shafqat.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJQ629.A38 C587 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 283 p. ;
      Number of Pages283
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL671004M
      ISBN 100813388090
      LC Control Number97016965

      The recent review by the IMF team points in this direction — inflationary pressures are easing and there is a gradual rekindling of economic growth. Legislators can play their role in convincing all the stakeholders Civil-military relations in Pakistan book meaningful dialogue instead of bashing in front of media cameras and press conferences. After the fall of the Berlin Wall and the collapse of the Soviet Union, the size of the active-duty force had, bydropped to just under 1. Their task is complicated by the fact that the top brass are loath to surrender the power and privileges that they enjoyed during the years of military rule. Pakistan's political leadership is more mature and political parties are better established. The Army is more deeply involved now than a decade ago in support of activities for the civilian government: law-and-order tasks; relief and rescue operations after natural disasters; the use of its organisational and technological resources for public welfare projects; greater induction of its personnel in civilian institutions; anti-terrorist activities; and containing narcotics trafficking.

      Fourth, openness and transparency or freedom of information is vital so that everything is open to the public and civilian leadership. He also discusses how the way we think about using military force affects the civil-military dynamic. Olsen, Edward A. There are apprehensions on both sides. It studies the long-term trajectories and recent changes of professional, revolutionary, praetorian and neo-patrimonial civil-military relations in the region.

      Specifically, agency theory would predict that the result of a regime of intrusive monitoring by the civilian leadership combined with shirking on the part of the military would result in the highest levels of civil-military conflict. Once it became apparent that the American military was Civil-military relations in Pakistan book to maintain historically high levels of active-duty personnel, concerns about the differences between civilian and military cultures quickly came to the forefront. The road to cleaning up Pakistani politics may, as Sirrs claims, run through GCHQ, but the best chance for averting future Indo-Pakistani War lies in the creation of a credible, professional, and depoliticized intelligence service under functional civilian control. The experience and expertise the Pakistan military brings is recognized by the humanitarian community, and the Army is considered to be a significant player, with the ability to provide personnel, logistics and key skills in response to disasters. Whenever required, Parliament is getting briefing on security matters from the Services Chiefs and decisions are taken through consensus. The promised " peace dividend " led to a debate over changes in American national security strategy and what that would mean in terms of the transformation of the mission, composition, and character of the armed forces.


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Civil-military relations in Pakistan by Saeed Shafqat Download PDF Ebook

With Iran reporting its first cases of the mysterious virus over the last weekend, and Afghanistan contracting it within The result was the bureaucratic elite became disproportionately assertive, steadily increasing their power at the expense of the political elite.

Thus began the era of military-dominated governance. Following every war up to and including World War II, the military Civil-military relations in Pakistan book quickly demobilized Civil-military relations in Pakistan book reduced to near pre-war levels.

There was no established parliament, no civil secretariat, no supreme court, no central bank and no organised armed forces. It was the Army which Civil-military relations in Pakistan book contributed to safeguarding the movement of several refugee convoys carrying millions of refugees from East Punjab as well as establishing their camps at Lahore.

Johnson, John J. It depended heavily on the civil and military bureaucracy. But such a leadership was hard to come by in a rural society in which the political, social and economic life was dominated by the landed aristocracy. A Bhutto put him on whims of military leadership.

In the initial course of our history till the enactment of first constitution inIndian independence actand government of India act was used as legal framework to govern the newly created state. Init was the Army that was asked to establish civil secretariat in Karachi.

Unfortunately, political parties in Pakistan have failed to develop into strong vehicles of national political will. There was widespread agreement that there were two distinct worlds and that they were fundamentally different from one another.

This control is indicated by the following factors; 1 the military's adoption of professional ethos and their recognition of boundaries of professional roles, 2 effective subordination of the military to civilian political leadership that formulates strategic directives on foreign and military policies, 3 recognition and approval from political leaders to the professional authorities and autonomy of the military and 4 minimal intervention of the military in politics and of politicians in military affairs.

Hoadley, J. Alagappa, Muthiah, ed. On the other hand, they cannot afford to alienate the military leadership, whose support is crucial to their survival.

For instance, as early asa clash between the leadership of the Punjab and the central government led to the imposition of Martial Law in Lahore, the provincial capital. That is why Pakistan witness frequent military interventions; at least three of them were overt.

In the s, the study of security sector reform has become the most recent addition to the literature. However, Huntington says that both societal imperatives, ideology, and structure, are unchanging, at least in the American case.

However, those who are concerned about the lack of understanding between the civilian and military worlds are uniformly convinced that the civil-military relationship in the United States is unhealthy. Structures and processes should be put in place, detailing who will command. Guyot, James F.

In short, if external threats are low, liberal ideology "extirpates" or eliminates military forces. Establishment of military courts is a rough thing to digest for the practitioners of law and charters of human rights.Other contingent factors arising from the country’s demography and geography contribute to Pakistan’s difficulties, but are rarely given attention for shaping the civil-military relations.

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