Changing Dynamics of Foreign Policy in the Emerging Multipolar World – An Objective Study of Pakistan’s Foreign Policy


  • Muhammad Salman MPhil Scholar at Department of Political Science, Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan, Pakistan Author
  • Shahid Jan Afridi Phd Political Science Scholar at Department of Humanities and Social Sciences РEOPLES’ FRIENDSHIP UNIVERSITY OF RUSSIA NAMED AFTER PATRICE LUMUMBA, RUDN University, Pakistan Author
  • Syed Shamsuddin Assistant professor, Department of Political Science, Government Boys Degree College, Chaman, Pakistan Author



economic diplomacy, security cooperation, strategic alliances, multipolarity, foreign policy, Pakistan


Within the ever-changing context of modern international relations, Pakistan's foreign policy manoeuvres take place in the middle of a multipolar global order. This paper explores the subtleties of Pakistan's strategic adjustments, looking at how changing world power dynamics influence its diplomacy. With a focus on the relationship between regional stability, global influence, and national sovereignty, Pakistan manages a wide range of alliances and relationships. Pakistan's foreign policy history exhibits both continuity and adaptability, ranging from historical alliances with the United States during the Cold War to strategic diversifications including China, Russia, and other regional organizations. This paper provides a thorough examination of Pakistan's diplomatic methods, emphasizing their diversity and the need of diplomatic adaptability in handling international issues. Pakistan's foreign policy becomes an important factor in determining regional dynamics and global stability as it asserts its geopolitical relevance through projects like the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and participation in multilateral forums like the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO). With the goal of shedding light on Pakistan's changing place in the multipolar international order, this article attempts to explain the strategic thinking that goes into the country's foreign policy choices.


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How to Cite

Salman, M. ., Afridi, S. J. ., & Shamsuddin, S. . (2024). Changing Dynamics of Foreign Policy in the Emerging Multipolar World – An Objective Study of Pakistan’s Foreign Policy. Bulletin of Business and Economics (BBE), 13(2), 362-367.

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