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The most dangerous place: Pakistan's Lawless Frontier

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Seasoned journalist Imtiaz Gul exposes the dark side of the Afghan war and reveals how Pakistan degenerated into a nuclear-armed powder keg.
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display_description Pakistan's tribal region has always been only loosely under government control. But since 2001 it has become a hornet's nest of violent extremists, many of who have turned against their own state. Gul chronicles his country's alarming slide into militancy uses accounts by high level Pakistani intelligence and military operatives and extensive firsthand reporting in villages where no American would be safe.
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subject_facet Qaida (Organization), Taliban, Terrorism -- Pakistan -- Federally Administered Tribal Areas, Terrorism -- Religious aspects -- Islam
table_of_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? -- Epilogue -- Appendix 1: A profile of Pakistani militants -- Appendix 2: A profile of militant organizations in Pakistan.
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title The most dangerous place : Pakistan's Lawless Frontier
title_alt Al Qaeda connection.
title_display The most dangerous place : Pakistan's lawless frontier
title_full The Most Dangerous Place Pakistan's Lawless Frontier, The most dangerous place : Pakistan's lawless frontier / Imtiaz Gul, The most dangerous place [electronic resource] : Pakistan's lawless frontier / Imtiaz Gul
title_short The most dangerous place :
title_sort most dangerous place pakistan's lawless frontier
title_sub Pakistan's Lawless Frontier
topic History, Nonfiction, Politics
topic_facet History, Nonfiction, Politics