This book was important when Osama bin Laden was alive and a seemingly never ending hunt was on for him. But, now, in the backdrop of his death due to an. Jan 17, The Paperback of the Deadly Embrace: Pakistan, America, and the Future of the Global Jihad by Bruce Riedel at Barnes & Noble. by. Bruce Riedel. · Rating details · ratings · 26 reviews. Pakistan and the United States have been locked in a deadly embrace for decades. Successive.
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Well researched book on how the strategic partnership between US and Pakistan has been a deadly embrace.
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In “Deadly Embrace”, Bruce Riedel explores the forces behind these developments, explaining how and why the history of Pakistan-U. Mar 25, Shiv rated it it was amazing. Dealing with Pakistan is difficult, dangerous and so very important. Jun 21, Emmett rated it really liked it. Much of Pakistan’s situation today is the result of its focus on its neighbour India –the rise of its military establishment, the ISI, the appeal of military dictatorships, the ambivalent attitude towards its MANY political and jihadist factions.
He retired in after 30 years of service at the Central Intelligence Agency, including postings overseas.
But, knowing Riedel, who is not an author, per se, it’s gonna be good. Book was published in and could use an updated seadly incorporating rise of lone wolf terrorism and post-ISIS Pakistan. Riedel, a former Embracce. Reidel actually goes out on a limb and offers a solution – resolve the Kashmir issue first – but sadly we all know that won’t happen. An extremely effective perspective of the underlying Indo-Pakistani regional power struggle particularly over Kashmir and the nuclear arms race is presented.
The book seeks to unravel this paradox, revealing and interpreting the tortuous path of relations between two very different nations, which remain, in many ways, stuck with each other. The information surrounding each ruler’s rise and rule is detailed without sacrificing reader attention. This background has helped set the Pakistan and the United States have been locked in a deadly embrace for decades.
InRiedel served as an expert advisor to the prosecution of al Qaeda terrorist Omar Farooq Abdulmutallab in Detroit. Must read to understand today’s Pakistan, where it can go, what would be its implications for US, India, South Asia and the world as a whole.
All of this in under pages. Suggested solutions are plenty and based on factual realities.
Deadly Embrace: Pakistan, America, and the Future of the Global Jihad by Bruce Riedel
Overall it provides an insightful perspective on the relations between two very different counrties that still remain stuck with each other in many ways. Sep 21, Tauseef Zahid rated it liked it.
Successive American presidents from both parties have pursued narrow short-term interests in the South Asian nation, and many of the resulting policies proved counterproductive in the long term, contributing to political instability and a radicalized public.
I found some fact interesting, but the approach is typically that bruec the administration s and dont get the local culture. May 23, Paula Kougeas rated it really liked it. Osama’s Embrae Chapter 5: That needs to deadky A field veteran writes about the complex nature of many events some label as Juhad while others as terror.
Nielsen Book Data The last chapter in the book summarizes that recommendation report, A brief primer on security dimension of US-Pakistan relations, specifically war on terror with necessary background information. He’s been turned to by everyone that matters when it comes to the Jihad.
Narrow Short term interests from various American Presidents have let this rough relationship to continue, with periods of large expansion. One of the best geo political analysis deaddly the most troubled region in the world.
Obama brought him in for brucw assessment, 90 days, of what was really going on. The last chapter in the book summarizes that recommendation report, providing path forward for US-Pakistan relations. Zia’s Jihad Chapter 3: Jul 28, Gohram Khan rated it it was amazing.
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