Pakistan's portfolio forte for global charter of consensus-I.

As US-led western bloc pursues coercive diplomacy to assert its international rules-based order, there is another reaction emerging in response to such intensification of strategic coercion. The response is by the non-western countries seeking to restore cordial relations in order to ensure cooperation, coordination and collaboration for mutual progress and prosperity. The contiguous nature of boundaries of Muslim countries also suggests the common destiny of the region from North Africa to Middle East (West Asia) to Turkey to South Asia with peripheral region of South East Asia located near to India, Japan, China, Australia and Korea.

In 2021, there was rapprochement between Middle Eastern countries previously having contention such as between Qatar, Iran, Turkey and Syria and Saudi-led GCC and Egypt. The Russia-Ukraine war disrupted the diplomacy as coercive diplomacy and strategic coercion caused breakdowns and halts. However, the rapprochement between Saudi Arabia and Iran with Chinese mediation simultaneous to Syria's return to Arab fold after Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad's visit to U.A.E. indicates high progress in Muslim Ummah and Asian comity of Nation-States. Overall, this shows the trend, trajectory, and pattern of response to political events as both types of diplomacy (coercive and cooperative) intensify. There is acknowledging of the need for charter of consensus amidst the emerging warfare domains.

Nevertheless, the practice of resisting the status quo to effectively oppose the elite capture has also increased. Countries and populations are seeking strategic autonomy as emerging warfare domains damage the sovereignty. The disruptions of coercive diplomacy have reached within societies as political narratives deepen the rifts. In Pakistan, strategic political vision is required to achieve the Charter of Consensus, but the politics of division and hatred brought instability, insecurity, and destruction. Soon, this practice will be opposed by both camps i.e., US-led western bloc and Russo-Chinese camp. As emerging warfare intensifies, Pakistan's Charter of Consensus has become even more timely required solution to abandon its old problem-solving limited approach to fix situations including existing circumstances and prevailing conditions.

It seems to be a matter of time when the situational status quo will settle after re-adjusting. In this brief period, the threats and risks are to be observed, identified, and examined. The opportunity is the recognition of major power and key players in world order and international system that benefit from such disruptions and disorder are perpetual risks and emerging threats. If Saudi-Iran as well as Syrian-GCC rapprochement can occur, then Russian and American rapprochement is highly possible, too. That too, with the NATO and EU approval. The aim, objective, goal, and target of US-led western bloc under President Biden is to ensure the leadership of America through maintaining of an upper hand which then ensures preserving and safeguarding of its allies against Russia, China, Iran and North Korea.

Nevertheless, in the re-settling of the situational status quo, there will be many legal and normative practices for frameworks of Peace and War which will potentially include Strategic Accords, Political Agreements, Diplomatic Arrangements, Security Pacts, Peace Treaties, Economic Unions and Joint Alliances. In this sense, the confidence-building measures between Muslim countries in Middle East is already favorable development to now put forth...

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