Afghanistan

The Afghanistan Papers: a Secret History of war

Analyzing 20 years of US-Afghan war

Book Name: The Afghanistan Papers : A Secret History of the War Author: Craig Whitlock  The crashing of hijacked planes into the World Trade Center and on Pentagon on September 11, 2001, by the reported hijackers of Al-Qaeda alarmed the Americans about their safety in this isolated continental mainland which had not faced any direct […]

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Pakistan, strategy, grand. India, book,

Steering Pakistan in a zig zag World

Book Name: Pakistan and a World in Disorder : A Grand Strategy for the Twenty-First Century Author: Javid Husain Pakistan with a 250 million population having an area of 882000 square kilometers is the second largest South Asian country by area. With its independence from the United Kingdom in 1947, Pakistan has been an important

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land the state and war property institutions and political order in Afghanistan, book,

Private vs Collective, property in chaotic Afghanistan

Book Name; Land, the State, and War Authors; Jennifer Brick Murtazashvili, Ilia Murtazashvili The mountainous war-ravaged country of Afghanistan does not have a well-formed and established footing for securing private property as is common in other developed countries of the world. Being rural and clannish in nature, the utility and efficacy of such legal setups

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America at war since 1945, book, war, foreign policy, Vietnam, Korea, Iraq, Afghanistan,

America in war and politics after WW2

Book Name: America at War Since 1945: Politics and Diplomacy in Korea, Vietnam, Iraq, and Afghanistan Author: Gary A. Donaldson The superpowers often behave like two heavily armed blind men feeling their way around a room, each believing himself in mortal peril from the other, whom he assumes to have perfect vision. This is the

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Contrasts and contradictions in 3 Societies

Contrasts and contradictions in 3 Societies

Book Name; Identity, Conflict, and Politics in Turkey, Iran and Pakistan Editors: Olivier Grojean, and Gilles Dorronsora Pakistan, Iran and Turkey are the three major countries of the Muslim world.  With a 394 million population in total, the three Muslim countries have always been a roller coaster of world political wrangling. Three have always remained

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South Asia in World History , book, Marc Jason Gilbert,

The trans-historical South Asia!

Book Name: South Asia in World History Author: Marc Jason Gilbert The geographical landmass of South Asia from ancient times has been a cradle of religions and civilizations. This landmass with its diverse natural, cultural, and historical singularity holds a unique place in world history and politics. From the cuisine, science, and dressing to the architectural

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Oil and World Politics: The real story of today's conflict zones: Iraq, Afghanistan, Venezuela, Ukraine and more , book, John Foster,

Human pawns on oil chess

Book Name: Oil and World Politics: The real story of today’s conflict zones: Iraq, Afghanistan, Venezuela, Ukraine and more Author Name: John Foster Oil also called, black gold, is both a driving force as well as a bone of contention between the world states.  It is through this search for oil and gas that almost

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US, Army, Afghanistan, war, book,

The self-punching Magalomania of powerfulness

Book Name; Hubris, Self-interest, and America’s Failed war in Afghanistan; the Self-sustaining Overreach. Author; Thomas P. Cavanna. The book is solely focused on one of the longest war of America fought after cold war… Though initially the dreaded American military power gave an upper hand bad victory to it in this mountainous country. It was

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