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Frontline Pakistan by Zahid Hussain

Title Frontline Pakistan
Author Zahid Hussain
Publisher Penguin Books India
Release Date 2008
Category Islam and politics
Total Pages 220
ISBN 0143064797
Language English, Spanish, and French
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After The Assassination Of Benazir Bhutto, Pakistan Stands On The Edge Of An Abyss Into Which It May Plunge The World. As This Nuclear Power Nation, The Front Line Of The West&Rsquo;S Struggle Against Al Qaeda, Enters The Worst Political Crisis In Its History, Zahid Hussain&Rsquo;S Acclaimed And Updated Book Unravels The Key Questions: Who Really Controls The Country? Will Pakistan Be Talibanized? Has Al Qaeda Infiltrated The State? After 9/11, Pakistan&Rsquo;S Controversial President, Pervez Musharraf Stunned The World By Announcing His Support For America&Rsquo;S &Lsquo;War On Terror&Rsquo;. But In Pakistan, As Zahid Hussain Reveals, Nothing Is As It Seems. The Author Documents For The First Time In Detail The Incestuous Relationship Between Pakistan&Rsquo;S Jihadis And Its All-Powerful Military Intelligence Agency&Mdash;The Isi. He Penetrates The Jihadi Networks, Revealing Their Sources Of Funding, And Their Links With The Taliban And Al Qaeda, And Based On Exclusive Interviews With Key Players, He Shows Us The Fall-Out From Musharraf&Rsquo;S Momentous Decision To Support America. From The Dangerous Mountain Passes Of Waziristan To The Mess Tables Of Rawalpindi And The Sectarian Madrassas Of The Punjab, Hussain Portrays A Country Which Was Already Seething With Unrest Before Political Violence Claimed Its Highest Profile Victim In December 2007. As The Author Shows, Whoever Was Behind The Assassination Of Benazir Bhutto, Its Main Effect Has Been To Accelerate The Country&Rsquo;S Fragmentation, Creating A Level Of Uncertainty And Chaos From Which Only Extremists And Terrorists Can Benefit. Whatever Lies In Wait For Pakistan&Mdash;Talibanization, Civil War Or Worse&Mdash;It Will Have Grave Implications For The Entire World.

Title Pakistan in Regional and Global Politics
Author Rajshree Jetly
Publisher Taylor & Francis
Release Date 2012-04-27
Category History
Total Pages 348
ISBN 9781136516962
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Pakistan is at currently at the centre of regional and global geo-strategic issues as a frontline state in the global war on terrorism. It is seeking to project itself as a modern Islamic state that can engage both the Islamic bloc and the western world in the post 9/11 era. This book addresses some questions under the broad rubric of International Relations and Security. It focuses on four themes: Pakistan and global security; Pakistan’s international relations; politics and identity in Pakistan; and economic development of Pakistan. Leading international experts have contributed articles within the framework of these themes.

Pakistan Since Independence by Stanley B. Sprague

Title Pakistan Since Independence
Author Stanley B. Sprague
Publisher McFarland
Release Date 2020-10-29
Category History
Total Pages 285
ISBN 9781476681511
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

This concise and balanced account details Pakistan's turbulent 73-year history of civil war, military coups, political assassinations, wars with India, cooperation with the U.S. during the Afghan-Soviet war, and events following 9/11. An unpredictable nuclear nation, Pakistan has been variously described as the center of international terrorism, the world's biggest nuclear weapons proliferator, the most dangerous place in the world and, some experts predict, the most likely site of the world's first nuclear war.

Title Exporting Global Jihad
Author Tom Smith
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing
Release Date 2020-06-11
Category Political Science
Total Pages 216
ISBN 9781838607562
Language English, Spanish, and French
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This timely 2 volume edited collection looks at the extent and nature of global jihad, focusing on the often-exoticised hinterlands of jihad beyond the traditionally viewed Middle Eastern 'centre'. As ISIS loses its footing in Syria and Iraq and al-Qaeda regroups, this comprehensive account will be a key work in the on-going battle to better understand the dynamics of jihad's global reality. The two volumes critically examine the various claims of connections between jihadist terrorism in the 'periphery', remote Islamist insurgencies of the 'periphery' and the global jihad. Each volume draws on experts in each of the geographies in question.

Title Pakistan s War on Terrorism
Author Samir Puri
Publisher Routledge
Release Date 2012-02-20
Category History
Total Pages 176
ISBN 9781136577437
Language English, Spanish, and French
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This book examines Pakistan's strategies in the war against Islamist armed groups that began late 2001, following the 9/11 attacks. The significance of the war inside Pakistan can hardly be understated. Starting in the tribal territories adjacent to Afghanistan, Pakistan’s war has come to engulf the majority of the country through a brutal campaign of suicide bombings. Thousands of Pakistani lives have been lost and the geostrategic balance of the region has been thrown into deep uncertainty. Pakistan's War on Terrorism is an account of a decade-long war following the 9/11 attacks, that is yet to be chronicled in systematic fashion as a campaign of military manoeuvre and terrorist reprisal. It is also an analytic account of Pakistan’s strategic calculus during this time, both in military and political terms, and how these factors have been filtered by Pakistan’s unique strategic culture. This text will be of great interest to students of Asian Politics, Terrorism and Political Violence, and Security Studies in general.

Storming The World Stage by Stephen Tankel

Title Storming the World Stage
Author Stephen Tankel
Publisher Oxford University Press
Release Date 2014-01-16
Category Political Science
Total Pages 364
ISBN 9780190238032
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Lashkar-e-Taiba is among the most powerful militants groups in South Asia and increasingly viewed as a global terrorist threat on par with al-Qaeda. Considered Pakistan's most powerful proxy against India, the group gained public prominence after its deadly ten-person suicide assault on Mumbai in November 2008. By the time the last Lashkar terrorist was dead after nearly 60 hours, it appeared the world was facing a new menace. Boasting transnational networks stretching across several continents, there has been serious debate since 9/11 of whether Lashkar is an al-Qaeda affiliate. The deliberate targeting of Westerners and Jews during the Mumbai attacks raised questions about whether Lashkar was moving deeper into al-Qaeda's orbit and perhaps on a trajectory to displace Osama bin Laden's network as the next major global jihadi threat. Lashkar's expansion has serious security implications for India, Pakistan, Europe and the United States and its activities threaten to damage US-Pakistan relations. Despite growing calls for action, Pakistan is yet to take any serious steps toward dismantling Lashkar for fear of drawing it further into the insurgency raging there and because of its continued utility against India. More than a militant outfit, Lashkar also controls a vast infrastructure that delivers necessary social services to the Pakistani populace, making it all the more difficult to dismantle. Storming the World Stage traces the evolution of Lashkar-e-Taiba over more than two decades to illustrate how the group grew so powerful and to assess the threat it poses to India, the West and to Pakistan itself. The first English-language book ever written about Lashkar, it draws on in-depth field research, including interviews with senior Lashkar leaders, rank-and-file members, and officials of the Pakistani security services--some of who have helped nurture the group over the years.

Pakistan by Peter R. Blood

Title Pakistan
Author Peter R. Blood
Publisher DIANE Publishing
Release Date 1996-12
Category
Total Pages 398
ISBN 0788136313
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Describes and analyzes Pakistan's political, economic, social, and national security systems and institutions. Examines the interrelationships of those systems and the ways they are shaped by cultural factors. Contents: historical setting; the society and the environment; the economy (finance, labor, agriculture, industry); government and politics (constitutional and political inheritance, early political development, political dynamics); national security (evolving security dilemma, the armed services; internal security). Extensive bibliography. Glossary. Index.

Frontline by Anonim

Title Frontline
Author Anonim
Publisher Unknown
Release Date 1998-04
Category India
Total Pages 86
ISBN UCAL:B5134439
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Title A Terrorist State as a Frontline Ally
Author B. Raman
Publisher Lancer Publishers
Release Date 2002
Category Military intelligence
Total Pages 127
ISBN 8170622239
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Pakistani Assistance For The Anti-Government Of India Activities Was Not Due To Only Its Revanchist Spirit Following Its Loss Of East Pakistan But For Keeping Itsmilitary Preoccupied With Internal Security Duties Thereby Trying To Neutralize The Superiority Of The Indian Armed Forces. Such A Policy Could Ultimately Weaken The Unity Of India Just As The Bleeding Of Soviet Troops In Afghanistan Contributed To The Break-Up Of Ussr. Terrorism Is An Absolute Evil And Has To Be Treated As Such.

Title The US Afghanistan Relations during Obama Era Implications for Pakistan
Author Allauddin Kakar
Publisher GRIN Verlag
Release Date 2014-12-30
Category Political Science
Total Pages 120
ISBN 9783656868286
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Thesis (M.A.) from the year 2014 in the subject Politics - International Politics - Region: South Asia, grade: B, Quaid I Azam University (School of Politics & IR), course: International Relations, language: English, abstract: In the context of 9/11 and the ongoing war against terror, the US role in Afghanistan has transitioned from Bush‘s engagement to Obama‘s end game for Afghanistan. This transition has been put forth in the form of the US-Afghan exit strategy and the US Af-Pak policy. Both these policies and strategies do not only affect the state of Afghanistan alone but also the other state regional stake holders in this region. One of the primary affected parties in this Afghan quagmire is Pakistan which has a major stake in the peace and stability of Afghanistan. Pakistan is a neighboring state of Afghanistan, which played an active role in supporting the Afghan Jihad against the Soviet invasion inside Afghanistan. In the Post-Soviet era inside Afghanistan, Pakistan like the other regional powers tried to protect its national interests in the region through proxy involvement in Afghanistan. It was the support from Pakistan which played a crucial role in the ascendance of the Taliban movement inside Afghanistan. In the aftermath of the 9/11 and the rise of militancy in the South Asia, Pakistan suffered a lot in terms of human and financial loss. Terrorism is not only a problem of US and the Afghanistan alone. Pakistan considers it as its biggest problem in the contemporary security environment. The enunciation of US Af-Pak policy and exit policy; safe havens of terrorists in the tribal regions of Pakistan; drone attacks inside FATA; the blame game against the Pakistani security agencies, the Indian role inside Afghanistan; Pakistan‘s bilateral and multilateral relations with its regional neighbors on the issue of militancy and extremism; breach of Pakistan‘s red lines by the US in the recent past and the dominance of anti-Americanism inside Pakistan are few of the key thematic issues which are going to define and describe diverse narratives on the US role in Afghanistan and its implications for Pakistan in particular.

Pakistan by Khawar Mumtaz

Title Pakistan
Author Khawar Mumtaz
Publisher Oxfam
Release Date 2003
Category History
Total Pages 72
ISBN 0855984961
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

This book provides a concise and lively introduction to Pakistan and the major development issues it faces. Packed full of factual information, photographs and maps, the guide also focuses on ordinary people and the impact that historical, economic and environmental issues have on their lives.

Title Reforms in Islamic Education
Author Charlene Tan
Publisher A&C Black
Release Date 2014-04-24
Category Education
Total Pages 264
ISBN 9781441146175
Language English, Spanish, and French
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In recent times, there has been intense global interest on and scrutiny of Islamic education. In reforming Islamic schools, what are the key actions initiated and are they contested or negotiated by and among Muslims? This edited collection brings together leading scholars to explore current reforms in Islamic schools. Drawing together international case studies, Reforms in Islamic Education critically discusses the reforms, considering the motivations for them, nature of them and perceptions and experiences of people affected by them. The contributors also explore the tensions, resistance, contestations and negotiations between Muslims and non-Muslims, and among Muslims, in relation to the reforms. Highlighting the need to understand and critique reforms in Islamic schools within broad historical, political and socio-cultural contexts, this book is a valuable resource for academics, policymakers and educators.

Title Pakistan Journal of Science
Author Anonim
Publisher Unknown
Release Date 1970
Category Science
Total Pages 86
ISBN UCAL:B3435324
Language English, Spanish, and French
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The Taliban Revival by Hassan Abbas

Title The Taliban Revival
Author Hassan Abbas
Publisher Yale University Press
Release Date 2014-06-24
Category History
Total Pages 296
ISBN 9780300183696
Language English, Spanish, and French
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In autumn 2001, U.S. and NATO troops were deployed to Afghanistan to unseat the Taliban rulers, repressive Islamic fundamentalists who had lent active support to Osama bin Laden’s Al-Qaeda jihadists. The NATO forces defeated and dismantled the Taliban government, scattering its remnants across the country. But despite a more than decade-long attempt to eradicate them, the Taliban endured—regrouping and reestablishing themselves as a significant insurgent movement. Gradually they have regained control of large portions of Afghanistan even as U.S. troops are preparing to depart from the region. In his authoritative and highly readable account, author Hassan Abbas examines how the Taliban not only survived but adapted to their situation in order to regain power and political advantage. Abbas traces the roots of religious extremism in the area and analyzes the Taliban’s support base within Pakistan’s Federally Administered Tribal Areas. In addition, he explores the roles that Western policies and military decision making—not to mention corruption and incompetence in Kabul—have played in enabling the Taliban’s return to power.

Inside The Pakistan Army by Carey Schofield

Title Inside the Pakistan Army
Author Carey Schofield
Publisher Dialogue
Release Date 2011
Category Biography & Autobiography
Total Pages 232
ISBN 1906447020
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Carey Schofield tells of her 5 years embedded with the Pakistan army.

Title America s Frontline Trade Officials
Author Charles Lewis
Publisher Unknown
Release Date 1990
Category Political Science
Total Pages 201
ISBN UCSD:31822015284458
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Pakistan Under The Military by Shahid Javed Burki

Title Pakistan Under The Military
Author Shahid Javed Burki
Publisher Westview Press
Release Date 1991-04-09
Category History
Total Pages 212
ISBN UOM:39015019426595
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Title The Evolution of the Global Terrorist Threat
Author Bruce Hoffman
Publisher Columbia University Press
Release Date 2014-10-28
Category Political Science
Total Pages 704
ISBN 9780231537438
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

Examining major terrorist acts and campaigns undertaken in the decade following September 11, 2001, internationally recognized scholars study the involvement of global terrorist leaders and organizations in these incidents and the planning, organization, execution, recruitment, and training that went into them. Their work captures the changing character of al-Qaeda and its affiliates since the invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq and the sophisticated elements that, despite the West's best counterterrorism efforts, continue to exert substantial direction over jihadist terrorist operations. Through case studies of terrorist acts and offensives occurring both in and outside the West, the volume's contributors investigate al-Qaeda and other related entities as they adapted to the strategies of Operation Enduring Freedom and subsequent U.S.-led global counterterrorism programs. They explore whether Osama bin Laden was indeed reduced to a mere figurehead before his death or continued to influence al-Qaeda's global activities. Did al-Qaeda become a loose collection of individuals and ideas following its expulsion from Afghanistan, or was it reborn as a transnational terrorist structure powered by a well-articulated ideology? What is the preeminent terrorist threat we face today, and what will it look like in the future? This anthology pinpoints the critical patterns and strategies that will inform counterterrorism in the coming decades.

Title Frontline Social Studies 5
Author Sr.Bimcy
Publisher Scholar Publishing House
Release Date 2021
Category
Total Pages 112
ISBN 8171724361
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Title Pakistan Political Economy of a Developing State
Author Pandav Nayak
Publisher South Asia Books
Release Date 1988
Category Business & Economics
Total Pages 428
ISBN UOM:39015055388147
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

Without Dustjacket. Binding Slightly Damagaed On The Spine.