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Pakistan : The Taliban, Al Qaeda, and the Rise of Terrorism (Hardcover) (William Topich)
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This single-volume work documents Pakistan's troubled history, which has led to current global insecurities and created a breeding ground for radical insurgency and terrorism.
• Offers a comprehensive look at the broad range of terrorist and insurgent groups operating in Pakistan
• Examines the nature of Pakistan's response to combating these groups from within and addresses complex questions regarding whether its policies facilitate or obstruct the violence
• Covers heated issues such as U.S. drone strikes in the region that target various radical groups as well as relations between the United States and Pakistan
• Considers Pakistan's future prospects in terms of the growth of radicalized activity, the nation's internal political struggles, and the survival of the state