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's military and explores the nation's uest for identity and security Tracing how the military has sought US support by making itself useful for concerns of the moment – while continuing to strengthen the mosue military alliance within Pakistan – Haani offers an alternative view of political developments since the country's independence in 19. The book points out at some important points First anti Americanism in Pakistan is not a post 911 phenomenon US missions have been attacked in Pakistan even before the Afghan warSo it is absurd to link anti Americanism to drone strikes Second General Zia ul Ha did not bring Islamization in Pakistan He only used it as a card to gain the recognition and acceptance of the anti Bhutto Pakistan National Alliance PNA Actually PNA wanted Islamization and Zia gave it to them Third Ayub Zia Musharraf have all been anti India Pakistan s insecurity because of India has not diminished even after its acuisition of nukes Fourth the United States has not been sufficiently hard on Pakistan over its support for Kashmiri jihadist groups It also did not object much to Pakistan s nuclear program due to its own limitations during the anti Soviet war in Afghanistan Final Warning recognition and acceptance of the anti Bhutto Pakistan National Alliance PNA Actually PNA wanted Islamization and Zia gave it to them Third Ayub Zia Musharraf have all been anti India Pakistan s insecurity because of India has not diminished even after its acuisition of nukes Fourth the United States has not been sufficiently hard on Pakistan over its support for Kashmiri jihadist groups It also did not object much to Pakistan s nuclear program due to its own limitations during the anti Soviet war in Afghanistan

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S led to the assumption that Pakistan might be ready to give up its longstanding ties with radical Islam But Pakistan's status as an Islamic ideological state is closely linked with the Pakistani elites' worldview and the praetorian ambitions of its military This book analyzes the origins of the relationships between Islamist groups and Pakistan. A good roudup of the role of Pakistan s military in shaping up Pakistan s politicsideology and even it s problem The book is somewhat surprising when it links Pakistan military s support for militant groupsJihadists in Afghanistan for instance to a recurreing pattern that has been used by them since the inception of Pakistan The book is slightly biased towards a pro PPP stance but even then is an interesting read and makes many end smeet

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Among US allies in the war against terrorism Pakistan cannot be easily characterized as either friend or foe Nuclear armed Pakistan is an important center of radical Islamic ideas and groups Since 911 the selective cooperation of president General Pervez Musharraf in sharing intelligence with the United States and apprehending al aeda members ha. Basically the book sheds lights on the mainstream political history of Pakistan with a uniue emphasis on relationship between Mosue and Military Generals and Mulahs Pakistani power groups and their interactions with each other The book is very well researched with several interesting insights and facts I didn t know about before ie the ISI s active interest in Afghanistan which began in 1973 6 years before the USSR s invasion Benazir s foreign policy during her first tenure being largely curtailed by the army it were the army generals that encouraged militant groups to operate as an instrument of Pakistan s foreign policyThe author is correct in saying that the military with it s record of ruling Pakistan for than half of its history is the main problem In the democratic phase between 1988 and 1999 the military generals continued to indirectly rule Pakistan as the Afghan policy Kashmir policy and the Nuclear program were strictly under the preview of the army The negative point of the book is at times it feels like a boring chronology book specially towards the end chapters The insights are interesting but the plot is poorly structured


About the Author: Husain Haqqani

Husain Haani Urdu حسین حقّانی; born July 1 1956 alternately spelled Hussain Haani is a Pakistani political author and the former Pakistan Ambassador to the United States appointed by Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gillani in April 2008 marking a return to government service after being exiled in 1999 following criticisms against the government of then President Pervez Musharraf Haani re



10 thoughts on “Pakistan Between Mosue And Military

  1. says:

    45 StarsGovernment officials have not only used Islam to unify the multi ethnic and multi lingual Pakistani state but they have also used it to reinforce Pakistani identity in opposition to India's predominately Hindu population Conflict with neighbouring India has mainly benefited the Pakistani military which has used its exalted status to play a decisive role in government policy even during periods of civilian rule Pa

  2. says:

    A timely read given the recently upheld of capital by a religious mob It helped me understands these recent events as well as a decade back the affairs with Taliban people tracing back roots of religious fundamentalism often stop at

  3. says:

    Basically the book sheds lights on the mainstream political history of Pakistan with a uniue emphasis on relationship between Mosue

  4. says:

    A very well written book It is actually a must read for anyone trying to understand the nuances and forces at play within Pakistan The author has taken lot of pains to research and explain the events which have made the country a ho

  5. says:

    The former Pakistani ambassador to the United States 08 11 Haani makes a convincing case confirming some of the fe

  6. says:

    A good roudup of the role of Pakistan's military in shaping up Pakistan's politicsideology and even it's problem The book is somewhat surprising when it links Pakistan military's support for militant groupsJihadi

  7. says:

    Very timely read given the AfghanistanPakistan focus of the US Reading this book helped me to understand the militaryintelligence foundation of the country of Pakistan and how those facets have always run the country and probably will so for the foreseeable future I also did not realize that the founder of Pakistan never envisioned for Pakistan to be an Islamic state but the push for the creation of the country was rather a ethnic argumen

  8. says:

    The book points out at some important points First anti Americanism in Pakistan is not a post 911 phenomenon US missions have been attacked in Pakistan even before the Afghan warSo it is absurd to link anti Americanism to drone stri

  9. says:

    one must understand Americans will leave afghanistan as they left it torn apart and in a mess for the neighbours to handle after USSR war 1979 What option does Pakistan have to keep the border safe ? At the same time CIA was posed hero once they fought alongside Taliban and are posed hero when they fought against

  10. says:

    Haani's insightful treatment of the military mullah alliance in Pakistan based on years of experience and research Skillfully exposes the shallow Islamist foundations of Pakistan's foreign policy and domestic politics and show how the military establishment has used militancy to promote its own interests at the expense of the country's democratic institutions

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