Descent Into Chaos

Descent Into Chaos

The United States and the Failure of Nation Building in Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Central Asia

Book - 2009
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Penguin Putnam
After September 11th , Ahmed Rashid's crucial book Taliban introduced American readers to that now notorious regime. In this new work, he returns to Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Central Asia to review the catastrophic aftermath of America's failed war on terror. Called "Pakistan's best and bravest reporter" by Christopher Hitchens, Rashid has shown himself to be a voice of reason amid the chaos of present-day Central Asia. Descent Into Chaos is his blistering critique of American policy-a dire warning and an impassioned call to correct these disasterous strategies before these failing states threaten global stability and bring devastation to our world.

Baker & Taylor
Examines how the failure of the nation building policies of the United States have contributed to increased instability in both Pakistan and Afghanistan, a result which represents the greatest threat to peace and security in the global community

& Taylor

Examines how the United States' policies have contributed to instability in Pakistan and Afghanistan and have created a greater threat to peace and security in the global community.

Publisher: New York : Penguin Group USA, 2009
Edition: Penguin Group ed. with a new chapter (not in the 2008 ed.)
ISBN: 9780143115571
Characteristics: lviii, 498 p. : ill., maps ; 21 cm


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