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Ahmed Rashid is a journalist who has been covering Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Central Asia for more than twenty years. He is a correspondent for the Wall Street Journal, Far Eastern Economic Review, Daily Telegraph, and The Nation, a leading newspaper in Pakistan. His #1 New York Times bestseller Taliban has been translated into more than twenty languages.
Created by the partition of India in 1947 as a Muslim homeland, the state of Pakistan has been unsteady almost from the beginning of its history. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Dr. James A. Glasscock
More of the same. Ahmed Rashid is knowledgable but tends to be repetitivePublished 3 months ago by Shridhar Subrahmanyam
If, like me, you have been totally confused by the on-going fiasco of U.S. involvement in Afghanistan for the last 13 years - and longer with Pakistan - this book clearly lays out... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Eric C. Petersen
a must read for anybody who is even remotely interested in world affairs. the man is an incredibly good writer and makes what could be dull absolutely fascinating. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Ricky Kay Rask
Great writing overall. Very informative on a hot topic, and gives a good background on both Af and Pak politics.Published 14 months ago by L. Phan
I recommend to all who are interested in the region developments to read this book. Although I read the book in 2014, it is still worth reading to understand details in the region.Published 14 months ago by Waleed
.Pakistan may be the “most failed” in the list of failed nations. It certainly is the most dangerous to the peace and security of South Asia and much of the rest of the world. Read morePublished 15 months ago by ewaffle
Kudos to the author for such a wonderful book.
The foremost point reader needs to bear in mind (also this lends full credibility to the author's efforts) that the author... Read more
Superb book on current situation of the so called war on terror. Gives detailed info about all sides, aspects and parties involved in the end game.Published 16 months ago by Satish Nagare