Given Pakistan’s geopolitical location, defending our country is a daunting undertaking. Since success is essential and failure is not an option, Pakistan requires an exceptionally sound defense policy. We must, therefore, evaluate the soundness of our policies beforehand. Is our approach wise and likely to succeed? Or are we contributing to an ever present existentialist threat to our beloved Pakistan? Once again, our doctrine is to synthesize information from competing camps, and draw upon the best of each of them while combining them to forge a sensible outcome.