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Author Gul, Imtiaz.

Title The most dangerous place : Pakistan's lawless frontier / Imtiaz Gul.

Publication Info. New York, N.Y. : Viking, 2010.


Location Call No. Status
 Plainville Public Library - Non Fiction  954.91 GUL    Check Shelf
Edition First American edition.
Description xxx, 282 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Note Originally published: The al Qaeda connection. New Delhi : Penguin Books India, Viking, 2009.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [261]-266) and index.
Contents Pakistan's dangerous game -- A cauldron of militancy -- The Kaloosha operation -- The Taliban in North and South Waziristan -- A question of justice: an administrative profile of FATA -- The al Qaeda connection: Arabs, Uzbeks, and the Haqqani network -- Crime and corruption in Khyber and Bajaur -- Mohmand, Kurram, and Orakzai -- Swat is burning -- Al Qaeda brings suicide bombing to Pakistan -- The ISI factor -- Who funds the militants? -- Appendix 1: A profile of Pakistani militants -- Appendix 2: A profile of militant organizations in Pakistan.
Summary In this gripping and definitive exposé, Gul reveals the story of the dark side of the Afghan war--and tells how Pakistan has degenerated into a nuclear-armed powder keg.
Subject Qaida (Organization)
Terrorism -- Pakistan -- Federally Administered Tribal Areas.
Terrorism -- Religious aspects -- Islam.
Added Title Al Qaeda connection
ISBN 9780670022250 hardback
067002225X hardback
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