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Taliban in Pakistan

A. Manzar

Taliban in Pakistan

a chronicle of resurgence

by A. Manzar

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Published by Nova Science Publishers in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementSyed Manzar Abbas Zaidi, writing under the pen-name A. Manzar
SeriesTerrorism, hot spots and conflict-related issues series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS389 .M424 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 281 p. :
Number of Pages281
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24585605M
ISBN 109781608762064
LC Control Number2009035598
OCLC/WorldCa429026461

  Rashid is a journalist from Lahore, Pakistan who says in his book "Taliban" that Taliban were against the women education because they have closed many girls schools in Afghanistan but according to Taliban they closed girls schools because of lack of buildings as many schools were earlier destroyed so they converted girls schools into boys : Basit Khan. This book deserves appreciation for its minute accounts of the happenings in Afghanistan under the Taliban. Rashid has done a fairly good amount of research on the Taliban and its style of rule. And his unfearful description of the intensive involvement of Pakistan's army and ISI in Afghanistan is reflective of a true journalistic spirit.4/5(4).

  In The Taliban Revival he charts the resurgence of the Taliban on both sides of the Afghanistan–Pakistan border. The book is well written, deeply researched, analytically sharp and is an important contribution to our understanding of the Taliban.'. Kim Barker's The Taliban Shuffle: Strange Days in Afghanistan and Pakistan offers an on the spot journalist's perspective of Afghanistan and Pakistan. Ms Barker became the correspondent for the Chicago Tribune in Afghanistan at the beginning of the war and was able to provide some keen insights about what went wrong/5.

  Diplomatic sources privy to Pakistan’s streamlining of the U.S.-Taliban deal claim that the development has put Islamabad back in the “good books” of Washington. This in turn means economic Author: Kunwar Khuldune Shahid.   A former Taliban envoy to Pakistan has published his first hand account of life as a detainee at the US detention facility in Guantanamo, Cuba, and .


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Taliban in Pakistan by A. Manzar Download PDF EPUB FB2

Rashid is a Pakistani journalist, and he researched this book for ten years by actually interviewing the Taliban and the other people of by: Taliban or Taleban (tälēbän´, –lə–), Islamic fundamentalist militia of Afghanistan and later Pakistan, originally consisting mainly of Sunni Pashtun religious students from Afghanistan who were educated and trained in Pakistan.

The Taliban emerged as a significant force in Afghanistan in when they were assigned by Pakistan to protect a convoy in Afghanistan, which marked the beginning of a long-term alliance between the group and Pakistani.

The book unravels the truth behind the emergence of Taliban in Punjab with one chapter each on the eight divisions: Lahore, Bhawalpur, Faisalabad, Gujranwala, Multan, Dera Ghazi Khan, Sargodha and Rawalpindi of Punjab : $ Presents a study of the emergence of the Taliban in Pakistan, with consequent repercussions for regional security.

This book engages in profiling the Pakistani Taliban. Her book is called The Wrong Enemy: America in Afghanistan, Highly critical of Pakistan, it offers new information about how Islamabad has helped the Taliban in Afghanistan, and how.

Malala attracted global attention last year when the Taliban shot her in the head in north-west Pakistan for criticising the group's interpretation of Islam, which limits girls' access to Author: Associated Press in Islamabad.

Pakistan’s support for the Taliban is part of its long-term strategic goal of exerting significant influence in the region. Pakistan’s goal is to attain regional hegemony to counter India’s influence. Fair notes in her book, Fighting to the End: the Pakistan Army’s Way of War.

The Pakistani intelligence services, known as the Inter-Services Intelligence Directorate (ISI); the Pakistani military; and Benazir Bhutto, who was prime minister of Pakistan during the Taliban’s most politically and militarily formative years (), all saw in the Taliban a proxy army they could manipulate to Pakistan’s ends.

The Pakistan Taliban, a violent group also known as the TTP, claim a long list of violent and deadly assaults on civilians and the military.

I Am Malala: The Story of the Girl Who Stood Up for Education and was Shot by the Taliban is an autobiographical book by Malala Yousafzai, co-written with Christina Lamb. It was published on 8 Octoberby Weidenfeld & Nicolson in /5(K). The Taliban were largely founded by Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence beginning in ; the I.S.I.

used the Taliban to establish a regime in Afghanistan which would be favorable to Pakistan, as they were trying to gain strategic depth. Since the creation of the Taliban, the ISI and the Pakistani military have given financial, logistical Active: – (militia), – (government).

Readers of this book will better understand how the activities of terrorist groups such as the Pakistan Taliban, Lashkar–e–Taiba, and Al Qaeda in Pakistan threaten the future of the state and why the situation in Pakistan is considered by many to be more vital to Pages: Although Malala's memoir primarily deals with the its occupation of Swat Valley in Pakistan, the Taliban first came to power in Pakistan's neighbor to the west, Afghanistan.

Malala points out that the Pashtun people span across the border between these two countries, so the affairs of Afghanistan were always relevant to the Pashtun people of Swat Valley.

The Taliban, in turn, would give Pakistan's ISI an unprecedented opportunity to exert its control over Afghanistan and its government. An opportunity that. This book is as much a story of Malala’s fight for girl’s education as it is as a history of the Swat Valley, an introduction to her Pashtun culture, the story of how the Taliban entered and affected the Swat Valley and all of its inhabitants, and the conflict the Swat Valley’s residents felt about the Pakistan Army’s fight against the.

Malala, Pakistani teen shot by Taliban, writing a book LONDON Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teenager shot in the head by the Taliban as she returned home from school, is. ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — A prominent Taliban official who served as the group’s spokesman during some of its most devastating attacks, including the attempted assassination of.

Taliban, Pashto Ṭālebān (“Students”), also spelled Taleban, ultraconservative political and religious faction that emerged in Afghanistan in the mids following the withdrawal of Soviet troops, the collapse of Afghanistan’s communist regime, and the subsequent breakdown in civil order.

Pakistan has been engaged in a decades-long armed conflict with militant groups that target government institutions and civilians, including the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and other militant networks.

Pakistan’s Role. Pakistan is seen as a loyal patron of the Afghan Taliban, and in Pakistan’s security circles this reputation is cherished. In a conversation about Pakistan’s support for the Taliban, a former senior Pakistani official told this author, “Our Taliban policy has saved Pakistan.” This comment reflects Pakistan’s worldview.

By the end ofthe Taliban had destroyed schools. Malala, 11 years old and mostly top of her class, tried to occupy herself with Stephen Hawking's A Brief History of Time. Pakistan’s longstanding ties to the Taliban were born from the Afghan civil war of the s, when Islamabad saw the Pashtun group as a valuable.

[An] indispensable book."—Steve Wasserman, Los Angeles Times Book Review (on the first edition) "[Rashid is] Pakistan’s best and bravest reporter."—Christopher Hitchens, Vanity Fair "The standard work in English on the Taliban."—Christopher de Bellaigue, New York Review of Books .