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Pakistan : between mosque and military

Author: Ḥusain Ḥaqqānī; Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Carnegie Endowment for International Peace : Distributor, Brookings Institution Press, ©2005.
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"This book analyzes the origins of the relationships between Islamist groups and Pakistan's military, and explores Pakistan's quest for identity and security. Tracing how the Pakistani military has sought U.S. support by making itself useful for concerns of the moment, author Husain Haqqani offers an alternative view of political developments in Pakistan since the country's independence in 1947"--Provided by  Read more...
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Ḥaqqānī, Ḥusain, 1956-
Pakistan.
Washington, D.C. : Carnegie Endowment for International Peace : Distributor, Brookings Institution Press, c2005
(OCoLC)607709186
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ḥusain Ḥaqqānī; Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
ISBN: 9780870032141 0870032143 0870032232 9780870032233
OCLC Number: 58828563
Description: xi, 397 p. : map ; 23 cm.
Contents: Identity and ideology --
Defending ideological frontiers --
Old and new Pakistan --
From Islamic republic to Islamic state --
Afghan jihad --
Military rule by other means --
Jihad without borders --
From ideological to functional state.
Responsibility: Husain Haqqani.
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"This book analyzes the origins of the relationships between Islamist groups and Pakistan's military, and explores Pakistan's quest for identity and security. Tracing how the Pakistani military has sought U.S. support by making itself useful for concerns of the moment, author Husain Haqqani offers an alternative view of political developments in Pakistan since the country's independence in 1947"--Provided by publisher.

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"Husain Haqqani has written the most comprehensive account of the role of religion and the army in Pakistan's tangled history. It makes for fascinating and sobering reading. The challenge of Read more...

 
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