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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There is a full analysis of the Kargil Conflict and the army’s role in it. Oct 20, Pradeep Kanthan rated it really liked it. 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.
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. 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 army in ewords country’s polity as well as its turbulent relationship with the United States. The US-Pakistan relationship is a long one and often filled with mutual distrust on both sides. Rich in sources; probably a good shujs book; but only interesting where the author sheds his Military Establishment skin and expresses his own thoughts.
Using many hitherto unpublished materials from sjuja archives of the United States, the United Kingdom, and the General Headquarters of the Pakistan Army, as well as interviews with key 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.
Courting Uncle Sam The Weight of Vengeance Troy Bickham. Shuja Nawaz has therefore filled a serious gap in the scholarship, and his comprehensive survey is hy result of some thirty years of research. A must read for students of Pakistan history.
Aug 22, Ali Haider rated it really liked it. Open Preview See a Problem? Choose your country or region Close. It has also provoked much street unrest within Pakistan, a country facing a hostile larger neighbour, India, and wracked by internal wars and insurrections, pitting linguistic, ethnic, and religious groups against each other and the state.
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Based on 30 years of research and analysis, Shuja Nawaz, who has ancient military ties and whose brother, General Asif Nawaz, was army chief overdelves into these and other questions. Author’s grip over the history and nawwaz comprehension is excellent and is conveyed to the reader in an explicit manner I recommend this book to all the people who follow history of Pakistan and its Politics.
His book was part of my research when I was sketching out ideas and thoughts for my debut novel, and I can honestly say that many of the things he wrote were echoed in interviews with Army personnel. Jan 23, Malik Qaisar Iqbal added it.
Oct 08, Waqar Ahmed rated it it was amazing. Author’s grip over the history and his comprehension is excellent and is conveyed crssed the reader in an explicit manner I recommend th An excellent book.
The Wars Within Oxford University Press, The book is very well researched and written, however it needs t There is an advantage that Pakistani writers have over most others on the subcontinent. The First Coup It clarifies the involvement of army in our Political and civil life. The Liberal Autocrat A Century of Conflict Jeremy Black.
Crossed Swords: Pakistan, Its Army, and the Wars Within
Hardcoverpages. Or will a democratic system emerge and be sustained by the politicians, many of whom have been too keen in the past to bring in the army into managing the state.
A Century of Conflict Jeremy Black. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. It probably lends itself more towards those interested in southwest Nawax in shija. This 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.
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The Army of the Raj 4: Rob Johnson Crossed Swords: Moreover, Nawaz reveals, through a great deal of previously unpublished material, the internal details of this Punjabi-dominated institution, its decision-making, swrds its relationships with Pakistan’s political and religious factions.
Amazing in-depth analysis of Pakistan and its Army. Courting Uncle Sam 8: The Journal of Military History.