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The Resource Pakistan on the brink : the future of America, Pakistan, and Afghanistan, Ahmed Rashid

Pakistan on the brink : the future of America, Pakistan, and Afghanistan, Ahmed Rashid

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Pakistan on the brink : the future of America, Pakistan, and Afghanistan
Title
Pakistan on the brink
Title remainder
the future of America, Pakistan, and Afghanistan
Statement of responsibility
Ahmed Rashid
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A leading journalist on Pakistan outlines America's options with Pakistan and Afghanistan in the post-bin Laden years, identifying long-term possibilities and hazards while examining the Taliban's current activities. By the author of Descent into Chaos
Summary
What are the possibilities and hazards facing America as it withdraws from Afghanistan and as it reviews its long engagement in Pakistan? Where is the Taliban now in both these countries? What does the immediate future hold and what are America's choicesas President Obama considers the complicated history and faces reelection? These are some of the crucial questions that Ahmed Rashid, Pakistan's preeminent journalist, takes on in this follow-up to his acclaimed Descent into Chaos
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Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10075165
Cataloging source
ICU/DLC
Dewey number
327.5491
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the future of America, Pakistan, and Afghanistan
Label
Pakistan on the brink : the future of America, Pakistan, and Afghanistan, Ahmed Rashid
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-221) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
1. Osama and Obama, legacy and inheritance -- 2. Pakistan in crisis -- 3. Pakistan: who betrayed whom? -- 4. Afghanistan: the first surge and the failure of elections -- 5. Afghanistan: political and military fault lines -- 6. Afghanistan: talking to the Taliban -- 7. A sliver of hope: counterinsurgency in Swat -- 8. Broken relations, crimes and misdemeanours -- 9. Changing the narrative, or preparing for the worst
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xxi, 234 pages
Isbn
9780670023462
Lccn
2011045496
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Other physical details
maps
Label
Pakistan on the brink : the future of America, Pakistan, and Afghanistan, Ahmed Rashid
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-221) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
1. Osama and Obama, legacy and inheritance -- 2. Pakistan in crisis -- 3. Pakistan: who betrayed whom? -- 4. Afghanistan: the first surge and the failure of elections -- 5. Afghanistan: political and military fault lines -- 6. Afghanistan: talking to the Taliban -- 7. A sliver of hope: counterinsurgency in Swat -- 8. Broken relations, crimes and misdemeanours -- 9. Changing the narrative, or preparing for the worst
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xxi, 234 pages
Isbn
9780670023462
Lccn
2011045496
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Other physical details
maps

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