Crossed Swords: Pakistan, Its Army, and the Wars Within is a book by Shuja Nawaz. It is a detailed study of the military’s involvement in the evolution of . 1 Oct Crossed Swords. Pakistan, its Army, and the Wars Within. Shuja Nawaz. Oxford Pakistan Paperbacks. The definitive, inside story and historical. 22 May 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.
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Book sworcs OR Journal titles. Personally, this book is the single best source to gain valuable insights about the army and Pakistan. Many fear that an undemocratic Pakistan fighting its many internal wars may become a ‘failed state’, with dire consequences for the volatile and strategic region of the world in which it resides.
An impressive study of the Pakistan army and its history and all the ups and downs the country has seen so far. Oxford University Press, Although it is biased towards Pakistan, the author makes great effort to keep the narrative balanced and provides an honest self-assessment. Oct 05, Umair Hashmi rated it liked it. View freely available titles: Will it continue to intrude into national politics?
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The only criticism I have is on the very last chapter of the book where the author criticized an institution with baseless arguments. Rich in sources; probably a good reference book; but only interesting where the author sheds his Military Establishment skin and expresses his own thoughts. Many of the incidents which were enigma to me before got clear after reading this book.
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 sworrs in the country’s polity as well as its turbulent relationship with the United States.
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Yasir rated it really liked it Apr 12, Contact Contact Us Help. The book is very well researched and written, however it needs to be read in conjunction with some others to reveal similarities and inconsistencies in military and political thought in Pakistan political landscape.
Crossed Swords: Pakistan, Its Army, and the Wars Within
The definitive, inside story and historical analysis of the Pakistan army examines the army in peace and war and takes you behind today’s Key Events – Pakistan and Its Army 2.
See 2 questions about Crossed Swords…. The Wars Within This book is an excellent guide to the history and nuances of Pakistani Army, and swordw it, the history of the nation itself. The Army of the Raj Shahab Riazi rated it really liked it Jul 14, A must read for those who want to understand the “democratic” system and the relationships of politicians with the powerful Pakistan Army. He then draws lessons from this history that may help Pakistan end its wars within and create a stabler political entity.
Feb 21, Mansoor Azam rated it it was ok. The US-Pakistan relationship is a long one and often filled with mutual distrust on both sides.
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