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Descent into chaos

Ahmed Rashid

Descent into chaos

the U.S. and the disaster in Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Central Asia

by Ahmed Rashid

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Published by Penguin Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • Relations

  • About the Edition

    Examines how the failure of the nation building policies of the United States have contributed to increased instability in both Pakistan and Afghanistan, a result which represents the greatest threat to peace and security in the global community.

    Edition Notes

    StatementAhmed Rashid
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS371.4 .R37 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination498 p. :
    Number of Pages498
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25210169M
    ISBN 10014311557X
    ISBN 109780143115571
    LC Control Number2010292601
    OCLC/WorldCa262428574

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