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  • Published: 22 May 2013
  • ISBN: 9780241960073
  • Imprint: Penguin Press
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 256
  • RRP: $22.99

Pakistan on the Brink

The future of Pakistan, Afghanistan and the West



The leading journalist on Pakistan, Ahmed Rashid explores power and possible futures in the region, with Bin Laden dead, and relations between Pakistan and America deteriorating

What does the future hold for the world's most unstable region? With Bin Laden dead, Pakistan threatened by internal power struggles and the US and Britain beginning withdrawal from Afghanistan, there is no better guide the possibilities - and dangers -than Ahmed Rashid. In his follow-up to Descent into Chaos, he examines the changing casts of characters in this story, the future of the Taliban and international terrorism, and the political manoeuvring both within Pakistan and Afghanistan and among Western allies, offering a way forward for all countries involved.

  • Published: 22 May 2013
  • ISBN: 9780241960073
  • Imprint: Penguin Press
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 256
  • RRP: $22.99

About the author

Ahmed Rashid

Ahmed Rashid is a journalist who has been covering Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Central Asia for more than twenty years. He is a correspondent for the Wall Street JournalFar Eastern Economic ReviewDaily Telegraph, and The Nation, a leading newspaper in Pakistan. His #1 New York Times bestseller Taliban has been translated into more than twenty languages.

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