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The Durand Line: Tribal Politics and Pakistan–Afghanistan Relations

Feroz Hassan Khan

in Culture, Conflict, and Counterinsurgency

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804785952
eISBN:
9780804789219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785952.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The Afghan-Pakistan border is an inhospitable porous region where extremism has thrived. A large number of border tribes from Balochistan and NWFP/FATA have their land on Afghan territory and ... More


South Asia and Afghanistan: Projecting the Indo-Pak Conflict

Kristian Berg Harpviken and Shahrbanou Tadjbakhsh

in A Rock Between Hard Places: Afghanistan as an Arena of Regional Insecurity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190627232
eISBN:
9780190663018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190627232.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines dynamics within the South Asian regional security complex, how the two regional rivals, India and Pakistan, draw in global powers, and how their relationship is projected in ... More


My Enemy's Enemy: India in Afghanistan from the Soviet Invasion to the US Withdrawal

Avinash Paliwal

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190685829
eISBN:
9780190872564
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190685829.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The archetype of ‘my enemy’s enemy is my friend’, India’s political and economic presence in Afghanistan is often viewed as a Machiavellian ploy aimed against Pakistan. Challenging deeply held ... More


The North-West Frontier

Elizabeth Hamilton

in The Feringhees: Sir Robert and Sir William — Two Europeans in India: Volume 2: The Straight Race

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199460113
eISBN:
9780199086474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460113.003.0002
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

Barton is chosen as one of the team of outstanding young men chosen to enter the Political Service and administer the newly formed North-West Frontier Province (NWFP). After a spell in Peshawar being ... More


Conclusion

Thomas H. Johnson and Barry Scott Zellen

in Culture, Conflict, and Counterinsurgency

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804785952
eISBN:
9780804789219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785952.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

There is little debate concerning the impact culture has on conflict, especially in the form of insurgency and counterinsurgency. Recent history would suggest that the success of a country intending ... More


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