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The Resource The thistle and the drone : how America's war on terror became a global war on tribal Islam, Akbar Ahmed

The thistle and the drone : how America's war on terror became a global war on tribal Islam, Akbar Ahmed

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The thistle and the drone : how America's war on terror became a global war on tribal Islam
Title
The thistle and the drone
Title remainder
how America's war on terror became a global war on tribal Islam
Statement of responsibility
Akbar Ahmed
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the wake of the 9/11 attacks, the United States declared war on terrorism. Morethan ten years later, the results are decidedly mixed. Here world-renowned author, diplomat, and scholar Akbar Ahmed reveals an important yet largely ignored result ofthis war: in many nations it has exacerbated the already broken relationship between central governments and the largely rural Muslim tribal societies on the peripheries of both Muslim and non-Muslim nations. The center and the periphery are engaged in a mutually destructive civil war across the globe, a conflict that has been intensified by the w
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ahmed, Akbar S
Dewey number
909.83/1
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DS35.74.U6
LC item number
A37 2013eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Islamic countries
  • United States
  • War on Terrorism, 2001-2009
  • Afghan War, 2001-
  • Tribes
  • Islamic sociology
  • Islamic countries
  • HISTORY
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Islamic sociology
  • Politics and government
  • International relations
  • Tribes
  • Islamic countries
  • United States
  • War on terror
  • Islam
  • Islamitische wereld
Label
The thistle and the drone : how America's war on terror became a global war on tribal Islam, Akbar Ahmed
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
830324481
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 440 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780815723790
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt4cfjmq
  • 9d6b582f-a3fd-4b85-bd82-eb334a8d148c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)830324481
Label
The thistle and the drone : how America's war on terror became a global war on tribal Islam, Akbar Ahmed
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
830324481
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 440 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780815723790
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt4cfjmq
  • 9d6b582f-a3fd-4b85-bd82-eb334a8d148c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)830324481

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