Pakistan: Terrorism Ground Zero Hardcover – 29 Nov 2010
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'Written by two terrorism experts . . . it is the first detailed analysis of all the militant groups operating in Pakistan. It is a daunting array . . . an important work.' --Sunday Times
'A significant and timely contribution' --Weekly Pulse, Islamabad
'Gunaratna and Iqbal have done an excellent job of documenting the different strands of terrorism in the country. This book would form an excellent base for those interested in more in-depth analysis of specific trends, such as possible impacts of terrorism emanating from Pakistan . . . this book fills an important gap.' --Dawn
About the Author
Rohan Gunaratna is head of the International Centre on Political Violence and Terrorism Research and Professor of Security Studies at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He is the author of numerous books, including Inside Al Qaeda: Global Network of Terror (2002) and Countering Terrorism (Reaktion, 2006). Khuram Iqbal is Head of Research at the Pak Institute for Peace Studies, Islamabad, Pakistan. He has conducted extensive field research on Islamist organizations, suicide terrorism, radicalization and madrassas in Pakistan.
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terrorism. They have suggested that Pakistan build a stronger counterinsurgency force and that this force may be encouraged by Pakistanis due to Taliban attacks on Pakistani citizens. IMO, the other side of counterinsurgency equation is peacebuilding initiative based on human rights and whether or not these precedents and practices are valid alternatives to the strict Islamic laws usually imposed in Pakistan.
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