Military Inc.: Inside Pakistan’s Military Economy (Paperback Pluto Press, 2017)

This new edition brings Siddiqa’s account fully up to date with a new preface and conclusion that emphasize military’s control of the media. The book adds to the existing literature on civil-military relations beyond Pakistan by arguing how modern day professional militaries do not necessarily need to do a coup d’état but can displace a …

Military Inc.: Inside Pakistan’s Military Economy (Paperback Pluto Press, 2007)

Pakistan occupies a paradoxical, even contradictory place in American foreign policy. Nominally a strategic ally in the war on terror, it is the third-largest recipient of US aid in the world. At the same time, it is run by its military and intelligence service—whose goals certainly do not always overlap with US priorities. This book …

Pakistan’s Arms procurement and Military Buildup, 1979-99 In Search of a Policy – Hardcover (Palgrave MacMillan 2001)

The strategic imperative is held as the primary explanation for Pakistan’s military buildup. This book presents a fundamental departure in presenting an analysis of the internal dynamics of defense management and decision-making in Pakistan – a new nuclear weapon state. This is an in- depth study of Pakistan’s security link with its arms suppliers and …