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Author Schmidt, John R., 1948-

Title The unraveling : Pakistan in the age of jihad / John R. Schmidt.

Imprint New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2011.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction  New Shelf  954.9105 SCH    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    954.91053 SCH    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 279 p. : map ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents An improbable state -- The feudals and the army -- Religion, Zia, and the anti-Soviet jihad in Afghanistan -- Kashmir, India, and the institutionalization of jihad -- The Taliban, Bin Laden, and the road to 9/11 -- The tribal areas, 9/11, and the rise of the Pakistani Taliban -- Lal Masjid, army failures, and the domestic terrorism campaign -- Mumbai, the Buner moment, and troubles with the U.S. -- The shape of things to come -- The final unraveling.
Subject Pakistan. Army.
Political culture -- Pakistan.
Feudalism -- Political aspects -- Pakistan.
Political leadership -- Pakistan.
Islamic fundamentalism -- Pakistan.
Jihad -- Political aspects -- Pakistan.
Terrorism -- Government policy -- Pakistan.
Pakistan -- Politics and government -- 1988-
Pakistan -- Foreign relations.
Pakistan -- Social conditions.
ISBN 9780374280437 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0374280436 (hardcover : alk. paper)

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