A history of the Pakistan army: wars and insurrections

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Oxford University Press, Jul 1, 2006 - History - 392 pages
This is an in-depth study of the Pakistan Army. The author describes Pakistan's violent internal politics and erratic international relations in the context of military involvement, with the deep knowledge gained through long association with the country and its armed forces. The mostimportant aspect of this new edition is the chapter which covers the army coup of 1999. There is analysis of the political aspects of the post-coup years, and examination of the army's budget, procurement, capabilities and deployment in support of the US "War on Terror", notably its campaign inWaziristan in 2004-2005.

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Brian Cloughley has served in both the British Army and the Australian Army and has seen active service in Borneo, Cyprus, Jordan, and Vietnam. He has been involved in analysis of sub-continent affairs since the late 1970s and has written extensively on the region. He is the author of A History of the Pakistan Army and lives in the UK.

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