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 Using many hitherto unpublished materials from the archives of the United States, the United Kingdom, and the General Headquarters of the Pakistan Army, as well as interviews withkey military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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Karamat also added, 'No sir! You cannot resign. Pakistan is going through a
difficult and sensitive period.' General Rana echoed those sentiments. By then it
was 4 a.m. Leghari suggested that he wanted to sleep on it and intended to go to
that he decided immediately that Pakistan needed to respond in kind, and called
General Karamat from there. Karamat says he advised against any precipitate
action and suggested that they discuss the pros and cons upon the prime ...
Karamat says he told him to issue a statement that the army chief has said
nothing new. But Sharif was not having any of that. 'Somebody had worked him
up' recalls Karamat. "This has gone too far' said Sharif. 'We'll have to discuss this.
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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
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