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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As Riedel writes, “Pakistan is a complex and combustible society undergoing a severe crisis, which American helped create over the years” p. May 21, Conrad Barwa rated it liked it Shelves: Jul 15, John Stevens marked it as to-read.
A brief primer on security dimension of US-Pakistan relations, specifically war on terror with necessary background information. While he does spell out the dangers embrave the worst case scenario in Pakistan an Islamic extremist regime with the capability of firing and distributing nuclear weapons he seems somewhat optimistic about the future.
Deadly Embrace: Pakistan, America, and the Future of the Global Jihad by Bruce Riedel
To ask other readers questions about Deadly Embraceplease sign up. Global Jihad Chapter 6: He explains what the United States can do now to repair the damage and how it can avoid making similar mistakes burce dealing with extremist forces in Pakistan and beyond.
A very readable and brief description of America’s relationship with Pakistan.
Sep 21, Tauseef Zahid rated it liked it. What a book that was. Bruce Riedel is an intelligence expert. Mar 25, Shiv rated it it was amazing. Understanding Pakistan Chapter 2: The last chapter contains his experienced and realistic but bound-to-be-unpopular-with-some recommendations of how to begin to get US-Pakistani relations back on track by building dialogue and tiedel.
Deadly Embrace: Pakistan, America, and the Future of the Global Jihad
Thanks for telling us about the problem. The last chapter in the book summarizes that recommendation report, A brief primer on security dimension of US-Pakistan riexel, specifically war on terror with necessary background information. Suggested solutions are plenty and based on factual realities. Understanding the issues our US leaders must consider helps up participate. Pakistan and the United States have been locked in a deadly embrace for decades.
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Aug 24, Saeed Khan rated it liked it. This background has helped set the stage for the global jihad confronting much of the world today. Successive American presidents from both hruce 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 riede public. Only one or two sentences about those that would become ISIS and I would be very interested in this author’s analysis.
Mar 27, Patricia rated it really liked it Shelves: It explains the mistakes of certain policy makers that did not help in ending terrorism at a time when it was controllable but instead brought it to the sad state it is now. SearchWorks Catalog Stanford Libraries. Riede example, he proposes a “soft” border between Indian and Pakistani Kashmir. He explains what the United States can do now to repair the damage and how it brjce avoid making similar mistakes in dealing with extremist forces in Pakistan and beyond.
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The book seems a bit outdated due to rapidly changing dynamics of Islamic terrorism. But, knowing Riedel, who is not an author, per se, it’s gonna be good. Kyle Monsees rated it it was amazing Sep 12, A brief history about events helping to see the road ahead. bduce
Refresh and try again. But I wonder whether this is really a politically achievable solution in Pakistan.
The last chapter in the book summarizes that recommendation report, providing path forward for US-Pakistan relations. Like George Packer in his bo Riedel’s follow up to The Search For al Qaeda is an important look at the history of Pakistan from its formation to its current political situation. Extremely informative in terms of Pakistan’s tumultuous history of military and civilian rule. Describe the connection issue. I found the book to be incredibly fascinating, and I highly recommend it to anyone with a short attention span that wants to get right into the meat and b Admittedly, my knowledge of The Middle East is close to, if not fully, pathetic.