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The Resource The unraveling : Pakistan in the age of jihad, John R. Schmidt

The unraveling : Pakistan in the age of jihad, John R. Schmidt

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The unraveling : Pakistan in the age of jihad
Title
The unraveling
Title remainder
Pakistan in the age of jihad
Statement of responsibility
John R. Schmidt
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Traces the rise of radical Islam in Pakistan while offering insight into the forces that enabled the emergence of jihadist groups, critically assessing the decisions of Pakistani leaders who would use radicals to advance foreign policy goals in spite of limited state ability to prevent extreme violence
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
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10015987
Cataloging source
DLC
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1948-
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Schmidt, John R.
Dewey number
954.9105/3
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Pakistan
  • Political culture
  • Pakistan
  • Pakistan
  • Feudalism
  • Political leadership
  • Pakistan
  • Islamic fundamentalism
  • Jihad
  • Terrorism
Target audience
adult
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Pakistan in the age of jihad
Label
The unraveling : Pakistan in the age of jihad, John R. Schmidt
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
An improbable state -- The feudals and the army -- Religion, Zia, and the anti-Soviet jihad in Afghanistan -- Kashmir, India, and the institutionalization of jihad -- The Taliban, Bin Laden, and the road to 9/11 -- The tribal areas, 9/11, and the rise of the Pakistani Taliban -- Lal Masjid, army failures, and the domestic terrorism campaign -- Mumbai, the Buner moment, and troubles with the U.S. -- The shape of things to come -- The final unraveling
Control code
ocn706021016
Dimensions
cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
p.
Isbn
9780374280437
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011016162
System control number
(OCoLC)706021016
Label
The unraveling : Pakistan in the age of jihad, John R. Schmidt
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
An improbable state -- The feudals and the army -- Religion, Zia, and the anti-Soviet jihad in Afghanistan -- Kashmir, India, and the institutionalization of jihad -- The Taliban, Bin Laden, and the road to 9/11 -- The tribal areas, 9/11, and the rise of the Pakistani Taliban -- Lal Masjid, army failures, and the domestic terrorism campaign -- Mumbai, the Buner moment, and troubles with the U.S. -- The shape of things to come -- The final unraveling
Control code
ocn706021016
Dimensions
cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
p.
Isbn
9780374280437
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011016162
System control number
(OCoLC)706021016

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