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Descent into chaos : how the war against Islamic extremism is being lost in Pakistan, Afghanistan and central Asia

Author: Ahmed Rashid
Publisher: London : Allen Lane, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'Descent Into Chaos' is an eye-opening account of the region where the next wave of Islamic terror is being born. Rashid gives a clear and devastating analysis of how the US has failed to bring peace in central Asia, and how that failure is coming back to haunt us.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Rashid, Ahmed.
Descent into chaos.
London : Allen Lane, 2008
(OCoLC)607892000
Online version:
Rashid, Ahmed.
Descent into chaos.
London : Allen Lane, 2008
(OCoLC)608814901
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ahmed Rashid
ISBN: 9780713998436 0713998431 9781846141751 1846141753
OCLC Number: 222157220
Awards: Shortlisted for Orwell Prize 2009.
Description: lviii, 484 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Ahmed Rashid.

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Shows us why the war in Iraq is just a sideshow to the main event. This book documents how intimately linked Pakistan is with the Taliban and other extremist movements, while remaining the US' main  Read more...

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