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The Thistle and the Drone: How America's War on Terror Became a Global War on Tribal Islam

Akbar Ahmed
Format
Book
Published
Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, [2013]
Language
English
ISBN
9780815723783 (hardcover : alkaline paper), 0815723784 (hardcover : alkaline paper)
Contents
  • The thistle and the drone
  • Waziristan: "The most dangerous place in the world"
  • Bin Laden's dilemma: balancing tribal and Islamic identity
  • Musharraf's dilemma: balancing center and periphery
  • Obama's dilemma: balancing security and human rights
  • How to win the War on Terror: stopping a thousand genocides now.
Description
xi, 424 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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