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

Label
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
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
Cataloging source
N$T
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
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
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
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
ocn830324481
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
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  • 9d6b582f-a3fd-4b85-bd82-eb334a8d148c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b2860586x
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)830324481
  • pebco0815723792

Library Locations

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