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By J. L. Carr

ISBN-10: 1590176839

ISBN-13: 9781590176832

In J. L. Carr's deeply charged poetic novel, Tom Birkin, a veteran of the good battle and a damaged marriage, arrives within the distant Yorkshire village of Oxgodby the place he's to revive a lately came upon medieval mural within the neighborhood church. residing within the bell tower, surrounded through the resplendent nation-state of excessive summer time, and laboring every day to discover an nameless painter's depiction of the apocalypse, Birkin unearths that he himself has been restored to a brand new, and hopeful, attachment to existence. yet summer time ends, and with the paintings performed, Birkin needs to depart. Now, lengthy after, as he displays at the passage of time and the facility of paintings, he reveals in his stories a few comfort for all that has been misplaced.

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El-Edroos, “Afro Asian Revolutionary Warfare and Our Military Thought,” Pakistan Army Journal, Vol. 4, December 1962, pp. 35–41; Major Mohammad Shafi, “The Effectiveness of Guerilla War,” Pakistan Army Journal, Vol. 5, June 1963, pp. 4–11. 10 Cohen, The Idea of Pakistan, p. 105. Cohen cites Shafi, “The Effectiveness of Guerilla War,” p. 11. 11 Groups of four to six companies were combined into units commanded by an officer with the rank of a major. 12 In total, Pakistan dispatched approximately 30,000 infiltrators during Operation Gibraltar into Indian-administered Kashmir to set up bases, carry out sabotage, and create conditions that would foment a wider indigenous insurrection and facilitate the induction of regular troops into the conflict.

Norton, 1995. Also see Jervis, The Meaning of the Nuclear Revolution. 61 This section draws from C. Christine Fair, “Pakistani Attitudes Towards Militancy and State Responses to Counter Militancy,” written while the author was a Luce Fellow at the University of Washington in 2009. This paper is forthcoming in an edited volume by James Wellman. C. ” Terrorism and Political Violence, 2008, and C. Christine Fair, “Militant Recruitment in Pakistan: Implications for Al-Qaeda and Other Organizations, Studies in Conflict and Terrorism, Vol.

6 Counterinsurgency in Pakistan India. 2 Such support began to backfire after 2001, when a growing number of decentralized militant networks expanded their power and influence across a larger swath of territory. Some also targeted the Pakistani state and orchestrated suicide attacks in major cities. The remainder of this chapter is divided into four sections, followed by our conclusions. The first examines Pakistan’s historical use of militant groups. The second section explains the ways in which nuclearization enabled Pakistan to expand the jihad deeper into India and other countries, including Afghanistan.

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