ISLAMABAD (AFP) - The symbolism, trade deals and fine words of Barack Obamas courtship of India should be Pakistans wake-up call to fix its economy and eradicate militancy to ward off isolation, analysts say. The US president declared India a world power, the India-US alliance one of the defining partnerships of the 21st century and unveiled deals worth 10 billion dollars designed to create 50,000 American jobs in an ailing economy. Going further than any US president before, he backed Indias quest for a permanent seat on the UN Security Council, although with no immediate prospect of reform and likely strong Chinese opposition, it was a largely symbolic move. Just weeks after Pakistans latest round of strategic dialogue with the US in a bid to overcome mistrust, the warm embrace between Obama and Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh stood in stark contrast. Pakistanis have to be more realistic on understanding Indias growing international role, political analyst Hasan Askari told AFP. India is investing in the United States while our economy is in bad shape. There is no Pakistani investment in the West, very little in the Middle East. We ask for money from the United States, while India does not. Indian deals will funnel 10 billion dollars into the US economy, while under a US Congress bill American taxpayers fork out 1.5 billion a year for development in Pakistan with promises of another two billion dollars in military assistance. Pakistan, whose status as a nuclear power still alarms the West, has been stifled by decades of military rule, recession and Talibanisation. Its security forces are fighting Taliban in the northwest. Bomb attacks have killed thousands nationwide and its tribal belt is considered an Al-Qaeda headquarters subject to a covert US drone war. While we drown in the inanities of this countrys infinite and perpetual search for identity, we are deepening our current bankruptcy, and ensuring a future of mostly begging for handouts, a columnist writes. Analysts say Islamabad should soften its foreign policy which is anti-India to avoid isolation as the United States looks to end the war against the Afghan Taliban.