ISBN 9789383316236,Shadow War Untold Story Of Jihad In South Asia

Shadow War Untold Story Of Jihad In South Asia



Gaurav Book Centre Pvt. Ltd

Publication Year 2015

ISBN 9789383316236

ISBN-10 9383316233


Number of Pages 320 Pages
Language (English)

Police & security services

Pakistan intensified its military and financial support to Kashmiri jihadis at the end of the 1980s and kept supporting the Afghan mujahideen even after the withdrawal of the Soviets, but never admitted doing so. The Islamic Revolution in Iran in 1979, followed by the jihad in Afghanistan (1979-89) against the Soviet occupation soon turned Pakistan into what one commentator termed as ‘the original staging ground of Jihad as an international movement’. Large sums of money and huge quantities of arms now began pouring into Pakistan from various sources, particularly from the USA and Saudi Arabia, apprehensive as both of them were of Soviet expansionism and the Iranian-style anti-monarchical and anti-Western Islamic radicalism in the region. This book is a modest attempt to discuss all these issues.
About the Author

Brig. M.N. Sarin (Retd.), SM, commissioned in Army in 1965 and commanded 'SOARING SIX' has been an outstanding Regimental officer. He displayed many acts of valour and was awarded with several medals time to time. He is living the life of retirement and devoting his most of the time in writing and editing work. He has attended a number of conferences and seminars also.