by. Bruce Riedel. · Rating details · ratings · 26 reviews. Pakistan and the United States have been locked in a deadly embrace for decades. Successive. Review of Book namely “Deadly Embrace, Pakistan, America and the future of Global Jihad” by Bruce Riedel. This book was important when Osama bin Laden was alive and a seemingly never ending hunt was on for him. But, now, in the backdrop of his death due to an.

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Pakistan, America, and the Future of the Global Jihad. Extremism, Society, and the State. He explains what the United States can do now to repair the damage and how it can avoid making similar mistakes in dealing with extremist forces in Pakistan and beyond.

Deadly Embrace: Pakistan, America, and the Future of the Global Jihad by Bruce Riedel

The last chapter contains his experienced and realistic but bound-to-be-unpopular-with-some recommendations of how to begin to get US-Pakistani relations back on track by building dialogue and trust. Jun 21, Emmett rated it really liked it. Most of the comments were smaller thoughts, left that way in order to avoid exploring them in their fuller context. Riedel is not a judge nor a politician, for he analyzes the case objectively and points out the flaws of US policy towards Pakistan which has helped bring the Pakistani state to this dangerous point.

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Suman Debnath rated it liked it Apr 25, What a book that was. Other question marks highlight the use of terror as the underlying base for actions concerning Pakistan. His political preferences do not alter the validity of descriptions and prescriptions for South Asia. He retired in after 30 years of service at the Dezdly Intelligence Agency, including postings overseas.


Review of Deadly Embrace: Pakistan, America, and the Future of the Global Jihad

More importantly perhaps it provides the clearest explanation to date of deadlu Pakistan appears to be so ambivalent towards Islamic extremism as manifested in what Riedel identifies as the “Global Jihad” and the Afghan Taliban movement. So, I think, he very well knows what he is talking about especially in this volatile and decisive time when the US-Pakistani deadlu has hit a new low point.

He also identifies Iranian interests in Afghanistan that must be factored into this goal. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. I found the book to be incredibly fascinating, and I highly recommend it to anyone with a short attention span that wants embface get right into the meat and b Admittedly, my knowledge of The Middle East is close to, if not fully, pathetic.

Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. The author, wherever necessary, has critically reviewed the decisions and policies of United States towards Pakistan.

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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I found the book to be incredibly fascinating, and I highly recommend it to anyone with a short attention span that wants to get right into the meat and bones of our issues with The Embtace East.

In Deadly EmbraceBruce Riedel explores the forces behind these developments, explaining how and why the history of Pakistan-U. Why, we could do away with elections in every country if this is the answer — which to the U.


Secondly, when reading the book, it comes across as standard U. This book is a very careful analysis of U. Also, interesting to riiedel that the global community has always been aware of Pakistan’s dubious role as a terrorist monger as well as a black marketeer of nuclear technology but more or less did nothing.

Worth it for a quick, but useful, brush up on Pakastani history and its significance to terrorism efforts in 21st Century. How and why this happened is the subject of this book.

Read reviews that mention south asia global jihad bruce riedel pakistan afghanistan pakistani policy india region relationship view analysis concise intelligence obama towards turning country deadly describing. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we’ll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. He also reveals his favor for Obama. Account and analysis from a man who has seen it all so close. The author tapping into his vast experience acknowledges that there is not much US can do should there be an Islamic State in Pakistan.

In JanuaryPresident Barack Obama asked him to chair a review of American policy towards Afghanistan and Pakistan, the results of which the president announced in a speech on March 27, Apartheid Israel or US Democracy?

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