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Deadly embrace : Pakistan, America, and the future of the global jihad

Author: Bruce O Riedel; Brookings Institution.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, ©2011.
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"Explores the long and contentious relationship between the United States and Pakistan since Pakistan's founding with emphasis on events that occurred during the author's thirty-year career with the CIA and on how Pakistan's history and U.S. responses have contributed to the current struggle with terrorism"--Provided by publisher.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce O Riedel; Brookings Institution.
ISBN: 9780815705574 0815705573
OCLC Number: 671573461
Description: xiii, 180 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Understanding Pakistan --
Zia's jihad --
Omar's jihad --
Osama's jihad --
Global jihad --
Thinking the unthinkable : implications of a jihadist state in Pakistan --
Helping Pakistan --
Key persons and timeline.
Other Titles: Pakistan, America, and the future of the global jihad
Responsibility: Bruce Riedel.

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Explains how the United States, on several occasions, actually helped the foes of democracy in Pakistan and helped in the development of the very enemies it is now fighting in the region. This book  Read more...

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"Bruce Riedel has written a brilliantly insightful and powerfully compelling book that is a must-read for understanding the perilous situation in South Asia --and how America can correct its failed Read more...

 
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