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The religious divide is a thin argument since India has more Muslims than Pakistan; and they are not raring to quit India. The author’s sympathetic description of the events in Kashmir as “tribesmen crossing the border to fight for their muslim brethren” reflects one ehe reasonably well; but ignores an opposite view that may have a greater dosage of wisdom.

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Published on January 9, Jones, a journalist who spent several years “on station” in Pakistan, brings a fresh but very “un-journalistic” approach to this national biography: However, he also leaves out important aspects of Pakistan this is perhaps justified considering the title of the book. The author parrots a view he heard in Pakistan army: Steve Coll in “Ghost wars” has a different story.

A new introduction brings the account fully up to date. Boost your self-confidence, reprogram your mind for resilience, get things done despite being fearful and start living the life of your dreams! Today, no politician or general in Pakistan can take a softer friendly stand ppdf India and survive in Pakistan.

He was safe as a motor pool mechanic, but then the Ar They believe religion prevails over the State. It is not a typical chronological list of facts. Pakistan has lesser Muslims, million, today than either India or Bangladesh.

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The divide stems from a public opinion that got shaped by the shameful violence during partition; that got nurtured after the partition by the army and politicians in Pakistan as a pet hate agenda for self serving reasons. This is unfortunate because Pakistan’s future may be determined largely dowmload how it interfaces with Islam and how its economy sgorm up. Pakistan’s view is that Mujahideens causing mass deaths in Kashmir are “freedom fighters” and not “terrorists”.

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Pakistan’s army, in the words of Benazir Bhutto, has a better track record in fighting its own citizens than fighting other armies. What if you are able to master your inner state on consistent basis?

It is just a roll of the dice that keeps this troubled nation afloat and upright for the moment.