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Pakistan: Deep Inside the World's Most Frightening State
No nation is more critical to U.S. foreign policy than nuclear-armed Pakistan. Wedged between India and Afghanistan, it is the second largest country in the Islamic world. But with militant Islamists now expanding their control over some of the country's most strategically sensitive areas, there is a growing fear that Washington's most stolid ally in South Asia—at least os ...more
Paperback, 320 pages
Published February 16th 2010 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux
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Unfortunately, most of the books I have read about Pakistan have regurgitated the same old facts and opinions. Weaver's book, based on years of experience as a journalist and personal vignettes overseas during years in Pakistan is personable and well written, giving a fresh read to old material. Perhaps no surprising conclusions, but well written. After reading this, even less surprised OBL was where he was.