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Pakistan under the military

eleven years of Zia ul-Haq

by Shahid Javed Burki

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Published by Westview Press, Pak Book Corp. in Boulder, Lahore .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Pakistan
    • Subjects:
    • Zia-ul-Haq, Mohammad,
    • Pakistan -- Politics and government -- 1971-1988

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementShahid Javed Burki and Craig Baxter with contributions by Robert LaPorte, Jr. and Kamal Azfar.
      SeriesWestview special studies on South and Southeast Asia
      ContributionsBaxter, Craig., LaPorte, Robert, 1940-, Kamal, Azfar, 1938-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS384 .B883 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 212 p. ;
      Number of Pages212
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1888583M
      ISBN 100813379857
      LC Control Number90049969

      Pakistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, is a country in South is the world's fifth-most populous country with a population exceeding million. By area, it is the 33rd-largest country, spanning , square kilometres (, square miles).Pakistan has a 1,kilometre (mile) coastline along the Arabian Sea and Gulf of Oman in the south and is bordered by Calling code: + Books shelved as military: American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History by Chris Kyle, Lone Survivor: The Eyewit.

        For decades, Pakistan’s powerful military has been in control of the country’s politics whether directly, as during several decades of military dictatorships, or indirectly, as during attempts. In sharp contrast to neighboring India, the Muslim nation of Pakistan has been ruled by its military for over three decades. The Army and Democracy identifies steps for reforming Pakistan's armed forces and reducing its interference in politics, and sees lessons for fragile democracies striving to bring the military under civilian control.

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