Pakistan

Pakistan

A Hard Country

eBook - 2011 | 1st ed.
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In this profound and sophisticated analysis of Pakistan's history and its social, religious and political structures, Lieven argues strongly against U.S. actions that would risk destroying that state in the illusory search for victory in Afghanistan.
Publisher: New York : PublicAffairs, 2011.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9781610390231
1610390237
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xv, 558 p., [16] p. of plates) : ill.
Contents: Part 1: Land, people, history. Introduction : understanding Pakistan ; The struggle for Muslim South Asia
Part 2: Structures. Justice ; Religion ; The military ; Politics
Part 3: The provinces. Punjab ; Sindh ; Balochistan ;The Pathans
Part 4: The Taleban. The Pakistani Taleban ; Defeating the Taleban?
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Appendix 1: Chronology of Muslim South Asia
Appendix 2: Pakistani statistics.
Summary: In this profound and sophisticated analysis of Pakistan's history and its social, religious and political structures, Lieven argues strongly against U.S. actions that would risk destroying that state in the illusory search for victory in Afghanistan.

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