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Ahmed, Akbar S., author
The thistle and the drone : how America's War on Terror became a global war on tribal Islam / Akbar Ahmed
Alternate Title How America's War on Terror became a global war on tribal Islam
Production, publication, distribution, manufacture, copyright Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, [2013]
©2013
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  DS35.74.U6 A37 2013    AVAILABLE
Subject Islamic countries -- Relations -- United States
United States -- Relations -- Islamic countries
Subject(s) War on Terrorism, 2001-2009
Afghan War, 2001-
Tribes -- Islamic countries
Islamic sociology
Subject Islamic countries -- Politics and government
Physical Description xi, 424 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 371-402) and index
Contents The thistle and the drone -- Waziristan: "The most dangerous place in the world" -- Bin Laden's dilemma: balancing tribal and Islamic identity -- Musharraf's dilemma: balancing center and periphery -- Obama's dilemma: balancing security and human rights -- How to win the War on Terror: stopping a thousand genocides now

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