Pakistan has rarely been free of the dread of an impending crisis, as history demonstrates. The nation\'s quest for survival has been fascinating and perilous since its inception. But, it must tenaciously hold onto the hope that gave it birth.
Given its ambitions for a more assertive role in the global order, it is imperative to mention India\'s contested, historically monopolistic dominance of South Asia. This also alludes to the support it offers to proxies in the region.
As India takes the lead in hosting multiple global conventions on counterterrorism within a short span, using them for political mileage, it becomes necessary to call its credentials into question.
The SCO Summit 2022 is yet another reminder of the significance of the organization\'s geostrategic scope and its membership in shared aspirations of regional connectivity. With theorized shifts in the global order, the degree of actualization of that vision remains to be seen.