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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, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView 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 likelihood of success? This book argues that an understanding of the army's strategic culture explains its willingness to fight to the end.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Fair, C. Christine.
Fighting to the end.
New York : Oxford University Press, 2014
(DLC) 2013036644
(OCoLC)861072979
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: C Christine Fair
ISBN: 9780199372249 0199372241 9780199892716 0199892717
OCLC Number: 883156792
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 347 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction to the Pakistan army's way of war --
Can strategic culture explain the Pakistan Army's persistent revisionism? --
Born an insecure state --
The Army's defense of Pakistan's 'ideological frontiers' --
Pakistan's quest for strategic depth --
India under the Pakistan Army's gaze --
Seeking security through alliances --
Seeking security under a nuclear umbrella --
Jihad under the nuclear umbrella --
Is the past prologue? --
The Army's strategic culture and implications for international security.
Responsibility: C. Christine Fair.

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