Pakistan: Eye of the Storm
Pakistan - with its political instability, vociferous Islamic community, pressing economic and social problems, access to nuclear weapons, and proximity to Afghanistan - stands at the very center of global attention. Can General Musharraf, Pakistan's military ruler, control the forces that helped create the Taliban in Afghanistan? In this book, journalist Owen Bennett Jones looks at Pakistan's turbulent past, recounts its recent history, and assesses its future options. A new introduction brings the account fully up to date.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - carterchristian1 - LibraryThing
Clearly the American cannot fully understand what we are and have been doing in Afghanistan without a background in the history and recent events of Pakistan. I had just finished reading Holy War Inc ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - wandering_star - LibraryThing
This is an excellent beginner's introduction to a country which I knew very little about. Bennett Jones was a BBC correspondent in Pakistan for three years, but explicitly set out to write a general ... Read full review