Pakistan's Strategic Culture and Foreign Policy Making: A Study of Pakistan's Post 9/11 Afghan Policy
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Author: Dr. Ijaz Khan, Professor of International Relations, Univerfsity of Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhjwa, Pakistan.
Publisher: Nova Science Publishers New York.
Date: December 2007
Hard copy $92
Those wanting to understand Pakistan's role in 'War against Terrorism' must read this book. It explains Pakistan's foreign policy with the help of studying its Strategic Culture; the historical development of its security perceptions and why it considers religious extremists vital to achieve its foreign policy/security objectives. How much it has changed, and how much it has not and why it is unable to change. It also a possible path to a fundamental change that will help it become at peace with itself and its surroundings. To really understand Pakistan's self view and the world view based on it, this book offers an alternative non centrist, democratic and Pashtun perspective.