War, Coups & Terror

War, Coups & Terror

Pakistan's Army in Years of Turmoil

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WW Norton
In recent years, Pakistan has changed from being a state of regionalstrategic significance to one of major global importance. Itsgeographical position and delicate religious mix, coupled with acomplex political structure and its status as a nuclear power, haveensured that its actions—and inactions—have attracted close scrutinysince 9/11 and the declaration of the 'War on Terror.' Yet thereremains widespread dis-agreement among political and military analystsas to the real position of this enigmatic nation.

In War, Coups, and Terror,Brian Cloughley explores the underbelly of Pakistan's military and itscontroversial role within the Pakistani government since Zulfiqar AliBhutto came to power in 1971. An insider with links to Pakistan's pastand present senior officers, Cloughley provides a unique insight intothe Army's influence and position as a force in the fight againstal-Qaeda and the Taliban, as well as an account of operations againstthe 2003-2004 tribal uprising. His coverage of military-politicalrelations will fascinate those who seek a closer understanding of thisenigmatic and complex country, its ambitions, affiliations, andloyalties.

Baker & Taylor
A major study on the Pakistan army by a top-level expert examines current disagreements among political and military analysts to offer insight into the nation's actual position, discussing such topics as the Pakistan military's controversial role in government, its position as a force in the fight against al-Qaeda and the Taliban, and operations against the 2003-2004 tribal uprising.

Perseus Publishing
In recent years, Pakistan has changed from being a state of regional strategic significance to one of major global importance. Its geographical position and delicate religious mix, coupled with a complex political structure and its status as a nuclear power, have ensured that its actionsand inactionshave attracted close scrutiny since 9/11 and the declaration of the 'War on Terror.' Yet there remains widespread dis-agreement among political and military analysts as to the real position of this enigmatic nation.

In War, Coups, and Terror, Brian Cloughley explores the underbelly of Pakistan's military and its controversial role within the Pakistani government since Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto came to power in 1971. An insider with links to Pakistan's past and present senior officers, Cloughley provides a unique insight into the Army's influence and position as a force in the fight against al-Qaeda and the Taliban, as well as an account of operations against the 2003-2004 tribal uprising. His coverage of military-political relations will fascinate those who seek a closer understanding of this enigmatic and complex country, its ambitions, affiliations, and loyalties.


In recent years, Pakistan has changed from being a state of regional strategic significance to one of major global importance. Its geographical position and delicate religious mix, coupled with a complex political structure and its status as a nuclear power, have ensured that its actionsand inactionshave attracted close scrutiny since 9/11 and the declaration of the 'War on Terror.' Yet there remains widespread dis-agreement among political and military analysts as to the real position of this enigmatic nation.

In War, Coups, and Terror, Brian Cloughley explores the underbelly of Pakistan's military and its controversial role within the Pakistani government since Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto came to power in 1971. An insider with links to Pakistan's past and present senior officers, Cloughley provides a unique insight into the Army's influence and position as a force in the fight against al-Qaeda and the Taliban, as well as an account of operations against the 2003-2004 tribal uprising. His coverage of military-political relations will fascinate those who seek a closer understanding of this enigmatic and complex country, its ambitions, affiliations, and loyalties.

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Norton Pub

In recent years, Pakistan has changed from being a state of regional strategic significance to one of major global importance. Its geographical position and delicate religious mix, coupled with a complex political structure and its status as a nuclear power, have ensured that its actions—and inactions—have attracted close scrutiny since 9/11 and the declaration of the 'War on Terror.' Yet there remains widespread dis-agreement among political and military analysts as to the real position of this enigmatic nation.

In War, Coups, and Terror, Brian Cloughley explores the underbelly of Pakistan's military and its controversial role within the Pakistani government since Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto came to power in 1971. An insider with links to Pakistan's past and present senior officers, Cloughley provides a unique insight into the Army's influence and position as a force in the fight against al-Qaeda and the Taliban, as well as an account of operations against the 2003-2004 tribal uprising. His coverage of military-political relations will fascinate those who seek a closer understanding of this enigmatic and complex country, its ambitions, affiliations, and loyalties.

Skyhorse Publishing, as well as our Arcade imprint, are proud to publish a broad range of books for readers interested in history--books about World War II, the Third Reich, Hitler and his henchmen, the JFK assassination, conspiracies, the American Civil War, the American Revolution, gladiators, Vikings, ancient Rome, medieval times, the old West, and much more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.

In recent years, Pakistan has changed from being a state of regional strategic significance to one of major global importance. Its geographical position and delicate religious mix, coupled with a complex political structure and its status as a nuclear power, have ensured that its actions—and inactions—have attracted close scrutiny since 9/11 and the declaration of the 'War on Terror.' Yet there remains widespread dis-agreement among political and military analysts as to the real position of this enigmatic nation.

In War, Coups, and Terror, Brian Cloughley explores the underbelly of Pakistan's military and its controversial role within the Pakistani government since Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto came to power in 1971. An insider with links to Pakistan's past and present senior officers, Cloughley provides a unique insight into the Army's influence and position as a force in the fight against al-Qaeda and the Taliban, as well as an account of operations against the 2003-2004 tribal uprising. His coverage of military-political relations will fascinate those who seek a closer understanding of this enigmatic and complex country, its ambitions, affiliations, and loyalties.


Baker
& Taylor

A major study on the Pakistan army discusses the Pakistan military's controversial role in government, its position as a force in the fight against al-Qaeda and the Taliban, and operations against the 2003-2004 tribal uprising.

Publisher: New York, NY : Skyhorse Pub., c2008
ISBN: 9781602396982
1602396981
Characteristics: 218 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., map ; 24 cm
Alternative Title: War, coups and terror

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