Pakistan on the brink : the future of America, Pakistan, and Afghanistan /

What are the possibilities, and hazards, facing America as it withdraws from Afghanistan and as it reviews its long engagement in Pakistan? Where is the Taliban now? What does the immediate future hold and what are America's choices? These are some of the crucial questions that Ahmed Rashid, Pa...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Rashid, Ahmed
Format: Book
Published: New York : Viking, [2012]
Table of Contents:
  • 1. Osama and Obama, legacy and inheritance
  • 2. Pakistan in crisis
  • 3. Pakistan: who betrayed whom?
  • 4. Afghanistan: the first surge and the failure of elections
  • 5. Afghanistan: political and military fault lines
  • 6. Afghanistan: talking to the Taliban
  • 7. A sliver of hope: counterinsurgency in Swat
  • 8. Broken relations, crimes and misdemeanours
  • 9. Changing the narrative, or preparing for the worst.