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 Using many hitherto unpublished materials from the archives of the United States, the United Kingdom, and the General Headquarters of the Pakistan Army, as well as interviews withkey military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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Corps commanders were elevated to number 20, in the company of the attorney
general and the army's chief of staff and the commanders-in- chief of the navy
and air force (who were considered lower than the army chief).26 By 1970, the ...
M. Barlas (acting Director of Staff Duties; in charge of procedural issues). The
navy had Captain S.M. Ahsan (Deputy Chief of Staff), and Commander S.B.
Salimi. The air force had Air Commodore L.E. Jarman (Chief of Staff), Group
Captain Nur ...
The training path is determined in part by the specialization of the individual
officers but almost all of them have to undergo basic training in tactics, followed
by the Junior Staff Course after 4-6 years of service. As they enter mid-career
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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
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