Pakistan: A Hard Country

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PublicAffairs, 2011 - Political Science - 558 pages
7 Reviews
An expert's compelling portrait of the complex, volatile country now situated at the fulcrum of international concerns
  

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User Review  - Bushra - Goodreads

Superb analysis of Pakistan's history, politics, social norms and even insight into Pakistanis. Have I missed anything? It's basically all one needs to know about about Pakistan. Lieven seem to know ... Read full review

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User Review  - Sehrish Javed - Goodreads

Being a Pakistani national, it was a really good experience to review the analysis of my own country done by some neutral body. As much of our feeding against the happening in this country is either ... Read full review

Contents

Part Two Structures
81
Part Three The Provinces
257
Part FourThe Taleban
403
11 The Pakistani Taleban
405
12 Defeating the Taleban?
442
Conclusions
477
Notes
483
Books Consulted
496
Glossary
506
Chronology of Muslim South Asia
509
Pakistani Statistics
518
Index
521
Anatol Lieven
559
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About the author (2011)

Following his career as a Moscow-based correspondent for "The Times" of London, Anatol Lieven was a fellow at the United States Institute of Peace in 1996. He was also a correspondent in Central Europe for the "Financial Times", and is now editor of "Strategic Comments" and expert on post-Soviet affairs at the International Institute for Strategic Studies in London. Lieven is the author of "Chechnya: Tombstone of Russian Power" and the prize-winning "The Baltic Revolution".

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