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Pakistan and the emergence of Islamic militancy in Afghanistan

Author: Rizwan Hussain
Publisher: Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This study explores how the Pakistan Army's involvement with the Afghan Islamists became integrated with the Pakistani elites' post-Cold War strategic agenda. The analyses take into account the nature of the Pakistani polity and the foremost role of the Pakistani military in policy formulation." "Continued interest in the region since the events of 9/11 make this volume highly suitable for courses on South Asian  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rizwan Hussain
ISBN: 0754644340 9780754644347
OCLC Number: 56405068
Description: 288 pages : maps ; 25 cm
Contents: The Pakistan-Afghanistan relationship in a historical perspective --
Pakistan-Afghanistan ties, 1947-1977 --
The Zia regime and Afghanistan, 1978-1988 --
The concluding years of the cold war and the Afghan conflict --
Pakistan and the "Islamic State of Afghanistan", 1992-1995 --
Pakistan and the Taliban, 1996-2001.
Responsibility: Rizwan Hussain.
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