Accession Number:

ADA106266

Title:

The Saudi-Pakistani Military Relationship and Its Implications for US strategy in Southwest Asia

Descriptive Note:

Special rept.

Corporate Author:

ARMY WAR COLL STRATEGIC STUDIES INST CARLISLE BARRACKS PA

Report Date:

1981-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

32.0

Abstract:

This special report considers the strategic value of a closer military relationship between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia. A common approach to the defense problems of Southwest Asia SWA by these two countries impinges on US strategy in the region. Specifically, the report analyzes a military relationship that would exchange Saudi money in return for Pakistan combat troops. The Saudi money would be used by Pakistan to purchase modern military equipment from the United States.

Subject Categories:

  • Government and Political Science
  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE