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The Duel: Pakistan on the Flight Path of American Power

The Duel: Pakistan on the Flight Path of American Power

by Tariq Ali

Editorial: Scribner
ISBN: 9781416561187
Número de páginas: 304
Formatos: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
Tamaño de archivo: 8 Mb
Fecha de publicación: 2020-05-26
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Pakistan is the sixth most populous country in the world. It is the only Islamic state to have nuclear weapons. Its border with Afghanistan extends over one thousand miles and is the likely hideout of Osama bin Laden. It has been under military dictatorship for thirty-three of its fiftyyear existence. Yet it is the linchpin in the United States' war on terror, receiving over $10 billion of American aid since 2001 and purchasing more than $5 billion of U.S. weaponry in 2006 alone. These days, relations between the two countries are never less than tense. Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf reported that U.S. deputy secretary of state Richard ...