This book explores Pakistan from different vantage points. It examines a variety of events in contemporary Pakistan through a comprehensive analysis of identity and power politics, media landscapes, military recruitment, the role of madrasahs, terrorism and militancy, and civil war, as well as outlines future trajectories. It studies themes such as Pakistan’s relationship with India, the legacy of Jinnah, gender and fundamentalism, and urbanization and unrest that have plagued the northern areas. It further looks at the nation after the capture of Osama bin Laden and the changing nature of its relationship with the US in its aftermath.

 

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