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Fighting to the end : the Pakistan Army's way of war

Author: C Christine Fair
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First issued as an Oxford University Press paperbackView all editions and formats
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The Pakistan army is poised for perpetual conflict with India which it cannot win militarily or politically. What explains Pakistan's persistent revisionism despite increasing costs and decreasing  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C Christine Fair
ISBN: 9780190686161 0190686162 9780199892709 0199892709
OCLC Number: 1047829842
Description: xv, 347 Seiten : Diagramme, Karten ; 24 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments Chapter 1. Introduction Chapter 2. Can Strategic Culture Explain the Pakistan Army's Persistent Revisionism? Chapter 3. Born an Insecure State Chapter 4. The Army's Defense of Pakistan's 'Ideological Frontiers' Chapter 5. Pakistan's Quest for Strategic Depth Chapter 6. India under the Pakistan Army's Gaze Chapter 7. Seeking Security through Alliances Chapter 8. Seeking Security under a Nuclear Umbrella Chapter 9. Jihad under the Nuclear Umbrella Chapter 10. Is the Past Prologue Chapter 11. The Army's Strategic Culture and Implications for International Security References Appendices: Maps
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Christine Fair's incredibly well-researched book, the product of decades of engagement with Pakistan, pulls no punches. She analyses the role of the Pakistani army in the internal politics of Read more...

 
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