Pakistan: Eye of the Storm

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Yale University Press, 2003 - History - 328 pages
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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 fascinating 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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Pakistan emerges here as a nation divided religiously, ethnically, politically, and geopolitically. This thematic study of its 55-year history moves from the roots struck by founder Mohammed Ali ... Read full review

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this book is intriguing and suspense trilling. see http://www.unn.edu.ng for more suspense trilling books

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Owen Bennett Jones was the BBC correspondent in Pakistan between 1998 and 2001.

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