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What Is a Madrasa?

Ebrahim Moosa

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469620138
eISBN:
9781469623337
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469620138.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Taking us inside the world of the madrasa—the most common type of school for religious instruction in the Islamic world—this book provides a resource on orthodox Islam in global affairs. Focusing on ... More


India under the Pakistan Army’s Gaze

C. Christine Fair

in Fighting to the End: The Pakistan Army's Way of War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199892709
eISBN:
9780199372249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892709.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter deals with the depiction of India and Indians in Pakistan’s defense literature. These consistently present highly stylized, if not outright faulty, versions of its engagements with India ... More


Inside Madrasas

Ebrahim Moosa

in What Is a Madrasa?

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469620138
eISBN:
9781469623337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469620138.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This book explores the impact of Muslim seminaries, or madrasas, on security issues and political stability on the Indo-Pakistan subcontinent, with special reference to Sunni institutions. In one ... More


Fighting to the End: The Pakistan Army's Way of War

C. Christine Fair

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199892709
eISBN:
9780199372249
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892709.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Pakistan’s army has dominated the state for most of its 66 years. It has locked the country in an enduring rivalry with India to revise the maps in Kashmir and to resist India’s slow but inevitable ... More


“Protect Me”: The Nixon Doctrine in the Persian Gulf

Roham Alvandi

in Nixon, Kissinger, and the Shah: The United States and Iran in the Cold War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199375691
eISBN:
9780199375721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199375691.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Middle East History

This chapter traces the evolution of Iran from a client to a partner of the United States, from the announcement of the British withdrawal from the Persian Gulf in 1968 to the end of Nixon’s first ... More


Seeking Security under a Nuclear Umbrella

C. Christine Fair

in Fighting to the End: The Pakistan Army's Way of War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199892709
eISBN:
9780199372249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892709.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter describes the origins of Pakistan’s nuclear program and the ways in which nuclear weapons have transformed the Indo-Pakistan conflict. It expands on and complements the work of Paul ... More


The Decline of the United Front (May 1997–March 1998)

Sanjay Ruparelia

in Divided We Govern: Coalition Politics in Modern India

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190264918
eISBN:
9780190492175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190264918.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter analyzes the short-lived prime ministership of Inder Kumar Gujral and the events that marked his tenure. Gujral met his Pakistani counterpart, Sharif, to improve Indo-Pakistan relations. ... More


The Army’s Strategic Culture and Implications for International Security

C. Christine Fair

in Fighting to the End: The Pakistan Army's Way of War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199892709
eISBN:
9780199372249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892709.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The final chapter revisits the framework for the army’s strategic culture that was laid out earlier in this volume and identifies the implications for Pakistan’s behavior over the near term. It ... More


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