by. Bruce Riedel. · Rating details · ratings · 26 reviews. Pakistan and the United States have been locked in a deadly embrace for decades. Successive. Review of Book namely “Deadly Embrace, Pakistan, America and the future of Global Jihad” by Bruce Riedel. This book was important when Osama bin Laden was alive and a seemingly never ending hunt was on for him. But, now, in the backdrop of his death due to an.

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In JanuaryPresident Barack Obama asked him to chair a review of Embracce policy towards Afghanistan and Pakistan, the results of which the president announced in a speech on March 27, He retired in after 30 years of service at the Central Intelligence Agency, including postings overseas.

Jason Flesch rated it liked it Nov 29, The riiedel is also a bit misleading, since global jihad only in context of groups operating from pakistan is discussed. But, you will learn things that can be frightening.

Deadly Embrace: Pakistan, America, and the Future of the Global Jihad

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Riedel is the model of a professional analyst and for this reason the bulk of this book is descriptive not proscriptive. He builds a pretty deadky case that Pakistani co-operation and constructive involvement is vital to turning Afghanistan into a peaceful, viable nation state. But, so well written that folks that like mystery, war, crime, documentary style reads will love it. The last chapter in the book summarizes that recommendation report, providing path forward for US-Pakistan relations.


May 21, Conrad Barwa rated it liked it Shelves: That, however, is not an excuse to ignore the pages at hand.

To ask other readers questions about Deadly Embraceplease sign up. His political preferences do not alter the validity of deadky and prescriptions for South Asia. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Refresh and try again. One of the best geo political analysis of the most troubled region in the world.

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But, knowing Riedel, who is not an author, per se, it’s gonna be good. This background has helped set the stage for the global jihad confronting much of the world today.

All of this in under pages. Reidel actually goes out on diedel limb and offers a solution – resolve the Kashmir issue first – but sadly we all know that won’t happen.

It provides an insight into how folks at Washington view their South Asian nightmare. Lists with This Book. There is no context of U. Kindle Cloud Reader Read instantly in your browser.

Overall this is a very good book and I would embraxe it to most audiences. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we’ll send you a link to download the free Kindle App.


Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required. Sep 14, S P rated it riesel liked it. Jul 12, Umesh rated it liked it. The last chapter in the book summarizes that recommendation report, A brief primer on security dimension of US-Pakistan relations, specifically war on terror with necessary background information.

Deadly Embrace: Pakistan, America, and the Future of the Global Jihad by Bruce Riedel

The book seems a bit outdated due to rapidly changing dynamics of Islamic terrorism. How and why this happened is the subject of this book. Overall it provides an insightful perspective on the relations between two very different counrties that still remain stuck with each other in many ways. Open Preview See a Problem? The hallmarks of a master story-teller, an ability that Bruce must have developed from the numerous briefings to senior US Govt officials and Presidents.

Dnyanesh Talpade rated it really liked it Jan 20,