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Magnificent Delusions: Pakistan, the United States, and an Epic History of Misunderstanding Husain Haqqani

Magnificent Delusions: Pakistan, the United States, and an Epic History of Misunderstanding

Husain Haqqani

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A character-driven history that describes the bizarrely ill-suited alliance between America and Pakistan, written by a uniquely insightful participant: Pakistans former ambassador to the USThe relationship between America and Pakistan is based onMoreA character-driven history that describes the bizarrely ill-suited alliance between America and Pakistan, written by a uniquely insightful participant: Pakistans former ambassador to the USThe relationship between America and Pakistan is based on mutual incomprehension, and always has been. Pakistanto American eyeshas gone from being a stabilizing friend to an essential military ally to a seedbed of terror. Americato Pakistani eyeshas been a guarantee of security, a coldly distant scold, an enthusiastic military supplier and ally, and now a threat to national security and a source of humiliation. In their sixty-five year relationship, one country has become a global superpower, the other perilously close to a failed stateperhaps one of the most dangerous places in the world.Husain Haqqani has a unique insight into Pakistan, his homeland, and America, where he was the Pakistani ambassador and is now a professor at Boston University. His life has mapped the relationship of Pakistan and America, and he has found himself often close to the heart of itsometimes in very confrontational circumstances, even under house arrestwhich has allowed him to write the story of the two countries turbulent affair, here memorably laid bare.