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Published: 15 June 2014

320 Pages

5.5x8.5 inches

ISBN: 9781849042925

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The Pashtun Question

The Unresolved Key to the Future of Pakistan and Afghanistan

Abubakar Siddique

A Hurst Publication

  • Most accounts of instability in the region argue that Islamic extremism is rooted in Pashtun history
  • Both an eye-witness account and serious scholarly inquiry, this book describes and analyses a people whose destiny will shape the future of Pakistan and Afghanistan
  • Author argues that the failure of Pakistan and Afghanistan to absorb Pashtuns into their sate structures and societies has been a critical failure of nation- and state-building

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