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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

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
Argues that the campaigns that fall under "The War on Terror" have exacerbated the already-broken relationship between central Islamic governments and the tribal societies within their borders
Cataloging source
ICU/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ahmed, Akbar S
Dewey number
909.83/1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Islamic countries
  • United States
  • War on Terrorism, 2001-2009
  • Afghan War, 2001-
  • Tribes
  • Islamic sociology
  • Islamic countries
  • Afghan War
  • War on Terrorism
  • Islamic sociology
  • Political science
  • Relations
  • Tribes
  • Islamic countries
  • United States
Label
The Thistle and The drone : How America's War on Terror Became a Global War on Tribal Islam, Akbar Ahmed
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 371-402) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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
ocn794708161
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xi, 424 pages
Isbn
9780815723783
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alkaline paper)
Lccn
2013003952
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40022115139
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
The Thistle and The drone : How America's War on Terror Became a Global War on Tribal Islam, Akbar Ahmed
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 371-402) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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
ocn794708161
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xi, 424 pages
Isbn
9780815723783
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alkaline paper)
Lccn
2013003952
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40022115139
Other physical details
illustrations

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