USA, the threat of USSR which is eradicated with the disintegration of USSR. But again verysoon, the relations between US and Pakistan fluctuated as Pakistan was inspected of having prepared nuclear bomb which was confirmed in 1998, when Pakistan tested its nuclear technology. Sanctions imposed and some of them were lifted by when 9/11 incident happenedand US war on Terror started. Pakistan again becomes the United States first ally and helped alot in eradicating terrorism. The war is still on and Pakistan is playing the same role.One of the historians has described the whole history of Pak-US relation in a singlesentence.
In the whole Pak-US relation’s history, Pak derived from the most alled ally of US, to themost sanctioned ally of US, to the most suspected ally of US.
Pak-US Defense Alliances:
Pakistan has been working as a first ally of US since independence and always try to cashits strategic importance in South Asia. To protect its position Pakistan made alliances withUnited States and secure himself from external threat. The major alliance made between UnitedStates and Pakistan are as under.
Mutual Defense Assistance Agreement:First defense agreement between Pakistan and United States signed on 19
May 1954. TheUnited States undertook to provide defense equipment to Pakistan exclusively to maintainits internal security.2)Badabar Base: