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Pakistan: The Taliban, Al Qaeda, and the Rise of Terrorism

Author:
Topich, William J.

ISBN:
978 1 4408 3760 9
Format:
Hardback
Pages:
245
List price(s):
75.00 USD
58.00 GBP
63.00 EUR

Publication date:
1 May 2018

Full description: 

This single-volume work documents Pakistan's troubled history, which has led to current global insecurities and created a breeding ground for radical insurgency and terrorism.* Offers a comprehensive look at the broad range of terrorist and insurgent groups operating in Pakistan* Examines the nature of Pakistan's response to combating these groups from within and addresses complex questions regarding whether its policies facilitate or obstruct the violence* Covers heated issues such as U.S. drone strikes in the region that target various radical groups as well as relations between the United States and Pakistan* Considers Pakistan's future prospects in terms of the growth of radicalized activity, the nation's internal political struggles, and the survival of the state

Biography: 

William J. Topich is chair of the Department of Social Science at Pulaski Academy, a college preparatory school in Little Rock, AR.

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