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Top Reviewer Ranking: 749,476 - Total Helpful Votes: 21 of 26
The Unraveling: Pakistan in the Age of Jihad by John R. Schmidt
5.0 out of 5 stars brilliant, 21 Feb 2012
This is undoubtedly the best book on the Pakistan of today. His possible scenarios for the Pakistan of tomorrow are frightening - particularly for me ( a Pakistani who wants to live out his life in Pakistan). A book that must be read and reread.
Pakistan: A Personal History by Imran Khan
16 of 18 people found the following review helpful
Excellent book. essential and exciting reading for anyone interested in Pakistan.Firstly, it tells the story of Imran's life, and his personal development influenced by religion. this part of the book has a style reminiscent of Gandhi's autobiography, and is simple and straightforward. it shows Imran as honest, sincere, courageous and idealistic, compassionate about the hard life of poor Pakistanis, and determined to make a total effort to bring Pakistan back from the brink. he discards practical politics and sees things as right versus wrong.
he inspires, and wins respect. secondly the book is a good and accurate account of recent Pakistani political history, and the issues and… Read more
After Empire: The Birth of a Multipolar World by Dilip Hiro
2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars hiro is amazing, 20 Aug 2011
hiro is amazing. encyclopedic facts, lucid style and enjoyable to read. he is without a doubt the greatest writer on currant affairs today. this book which covers the globe is an education on world politics and the declining american empire