Zahid Hussain speaks about The Struggle with Militant Islam.
After September 11, 2001, President Pervez Musharraf of Pakistan vowed to fight extremism in his country and has since established himself as a key ally in America's "global war on terror." But as veteran Pakistani journalist and commentator Zahid Hussain reveals in this book, President Musharraf is in an impossible position.
Based on exclusive interviews with key players and grassroots radicals, Zahid Hussain, exposes the threads of Pakistan's complex political power web and the consequences of President Musharraf's decision to support the U.S.'s drive against jihadism, which essentially took Pakistan to war with itself- Asia Society
Pakistani journalist Zahid Hussain is a correspondent for the Times of London, the Wall Street Journal, and Newsweek.
Pakistan Studies Scholar, Johns Hopkins University