Crossed Swords: Pakistan, Its Army, and the Wars Within
Based on 30 years of research and analysis, this definitive book is a profound, multi-layered, and historical analysis of the nature and role of the Pakistan army in the country's polity as well as its turbulent relationship with the United States. Shuja Nawaz examines the army and Pakistan in both peace and war. Using many hitherto unpublished materials from the archives of the United States, the United Kingdom, and the General Headquarters of the Pakistan Army, as well as interviews withkey military and political figures in Pakistan and the United States, he sheds light not only on the Pakistan Army and its US connections but also on Pakistan as a key Muslim country in one of the world's toughest neighborhoods. In doing so, he lays bare key facts about Pakistan's numerous wars with India and its many rounds of political musical chairs, as well as the Kargil conflict of 1999. He then draws lessons from this history that may help Pakistan end its wars within and create a stablerpolitical entity. Visit http://www.shujanawaz.com for more information about Shuja Nawaz.
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In came two persons who would become part of the Pakistan Army's folklore:
Brigadier Abdul Ali Malik12 (Commander 24 Brigade), and Brigadier A.A.K.
Chaudhry (Commander 4 Corps Artillery) who had been moved from Chamb to
An account of operations of 24 Infantry Brigade groups in the battles of Phillaura-
Gadgor and Chawinda: Indo-Pak War September 1965' by Brigadier Abdul Ali
Malik. Unpublished papers from his memoirs. This section relies on this account
Fateh, 462n.81 Khan, Brigadier Choudhry Rahimullah, 120n.34 Khan, Brigadier
F.R., 173-4, 190n.7 Khan, Brigadier Faiz Muhammad, 33 Khan, Brigadier Ishtiaq
Ali, 349 Khan, Brigadier Malik Muzaffar, 345 Khan, Brigadier Muhammad Abdul ...
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This country had the markings of a failed state right from the start. Midwifed by England and nurtured since then by the US, the country has never been able to get out of the rut it has dug itself and ... Read full review
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Excellent portrait of a country in the middle of the unfolding drama in south east Asia. When, why,who, and how it all started and where it will take us all. Most comprehensive facts about Pakistan ... Read full review
List of Photographs
List of Acronyms
Preface and Acknowledgements
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