For a Kinder, Gentler Society
Sleepwalking to Hell
Pakistan and the Risk of WMD in the Hands of the Taliban and ISIL
  • Musa Khan Jalalzai
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A veteran journalist examines the state of military readiness in South Asia and compares the national forces with the immensity of the threats they face, particularly as the Taliban and ISIL coninually improve their weapons of terror and new militant groups continually appear. The author posits a link between the smuggling of nuclear materials and relations between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia, asking about the role of large flows of investment capital. He discusses relations with India and other neighbors, groups like Khorasan and Kashmiri extremists, and reviews a variety of weapons systems that form the foundation of Pakistan's arsenal.

About the Author

Musa Khan Jalalzai is a journalist whose experience includes over 25 years extensive research in political analysis, Afghanistan, terrorism issues, and human trafficking. His articles have been published by The New Yorker, the New York Times, and Moscow Times (English-language daily). He has published several books studying sectarian and ethnic violence, policing, and terrorism in various parts of the world, as well as the increasing crime, corruption and instability in Pakistan, Afghanistan and the region.

During the First Gulf War (1991-1993) he was a research scholar at the Pakistan Institute of National Affairs where he completed two books on Persian Gulf politics. He was Executive Director of the Daily Outlook, Afghanistan (2005-2009), and is a permanent writer of articles for Pakistan's daily The Post. He has a regular column in the Daily Times (Lahore, Pakistan) and The New Nation (Bangladesh).

Mr. Jalalzai has published several books with Algora focusing on Pakistan, Afghanistan, and questions of security, law enforcement, and the global intelligence war.

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Year: 2018
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