ISBN : 9780190686161
The Pakistan army is poised for perpetual conflict with India which it cannot win militarily or politically. What explains Pakistan's persistent revisionism despite increasing costs and decreasing likelihood of success? This book argues that an understanding of the army's strategic culture explains its willingness to fight to the end.
Chapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. Can Strategic Culture Explain the Pakistan Army's Persistent Revisionism?
Chapter 3. Born an Insecure State
Chapter 4. The Army's Defense of Pakistan's 'Ideological Frontiers'
Chapter 5. Pakistan's Quest for Strategic Depth
Chapter 6. India under the Pakistan Army's Gaze
Chapter 7. Seeking Security through Alliances
Chapter 8. Seeking Security under a Nuclear Umbrella
Chapter 9. Jihad under the Nuclear Umbrella
Chapter 10. Is the Past Prologue
Chapter 11. The Army's Strategic Culture and Implications for International Security