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

Author: Bruce O Riedel
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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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Riedel, Bruce O.
Deadly embrace.
Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, c2011
(DLC) 2010045328
(OCoLC)671573461
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce O Riedel
ISBN: 9780815705581 0815705581
OCLC Number: 705945724
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 180 p.)
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.
Responsibility: Bruce Riedel.

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Pakistan and the United States have been locked in a deadly embrace for decades. Successive American presidents from both parties have pursued narrow short-term interests in the South Asian nation,  Read more...

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