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Pakistan : in the shadow of jihad and Afghanistan

Author: Mary Anne Weaver
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Profiles Pakistan as a nation in turmoil, describing the issues currently affecting its political climate and tracing events that led to current conditions, often from the perspectives of key participants.
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Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Anne Weaver
ISBN: 0374228949 9780374228941
OCLC Number: 50041667
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 284 pages : map ; 24 cm
Contents: General on a tightrope --
"This was Pakistan" --
In the tribal lands: Balochistan --
Hunting with the Sheikhs --
Daughter of Pakistan --
Deja Vu --
Kashmir.
Responsibility: Mary Anne Weaver.
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An eyewitness account from a "New Yorker" reporter describes the political situation in Pakistan. With a nuclear arsenal, up to 15 private Islamist armies on its soil, and wedged between India and  Read more...

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"Clear-eyed reporting and graceful prose in a highly readable-- and sobering-- work of political geography for policymakers nd anyone concerned with the risks of an uncertain future."--"Kirkus Read more...

 
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