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As Britain desperately tries to rescue some pride from its imminent withdrawal from Afghanistan, the best-case scenario may be that we leave behind a less stable and more corrupt version of Pakistan. A Personal History by Imran Khan: Debt servicing and defence take up 60 per cent of the Pakistani budget and growth was just 2. It provides a much-needed update on what has happened in Afghanistan and Pakistan over the past four years, particularly the raid that killed Osama bin Laden, the rapid breakdown of the US relationship with Pakistan and attempts to make peace with the Taliban. It was clear that the US gambled on Hamid Karzai losing the presidential elections and by the time he won, the relationship had disintegrated almost beyond repair. The problem is that the leadership in Pakistan is no better. This excellent book summarises the challenges faced by both countries — although the solutions are difficult to see.
What does the future hold for the world's most unstable region? With Bin Laden dead, Pakistan threatened by internal power struggles and the US and Britain beginning withdrawal from Afghanistan, there is no better guide the possibilities - and dangers -than Ahmed Rashid.
In his follow-up to Descent into Chaos, he examines the changing casts of characters in this story, the future of the Taliban and international terrorism, and the political manoeuvring both within Pakistan and Afghanistan and among Western allies, offering a way forward for all countries involved.
Ahmed Rashid is a Pakistani journalist based in Lahore, who has covered Afghanistan, Pakistan and Central Asia for a variety of publications since He is the author of five books - the best selling Taliban, Descent into Chaos: Foreign Policy magazine chose him as one of the world's most important Global Thinkers in and In he won Spain's prestigious Casa Asia prize for contributing most about Asia to the Spanish people.
The following year he was presented with the prize for best columnist in the Spanish press by King Juan Carlos at a dinner honoring him. His books have won numerous prizes. His website is: Rashid has an eye for the big picture as well as a journalist's nose for detail' Daily Telegraph.
Unlike many journalists Rashid has the courage to outline how he believes the catastrophic situation in his homeland Pakistan and its neighbour, Afghanistan, can be improved' Jason Burke, Observer.
A superb work on the future of Pakistan, a country many people deem the world's most dangerous. Ahmed Rashid has established a well-earned reputation as a meticulous, reliable and authoritative chronicler of events in south-west and central Asia Unlike many journalists Rashid does have the courage to outline how he believes the catastrophic situation in both his homeland Pakistan and its neighbour, Afghanistan, can be improved.
Rashid assembles a broad network of sources on all sides of the debate and is probing in his treatment of all the main actors For the latest books, recommendations, offers and more. By signing up, I confirm that I'm over View all newsletter.
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