Jonah Schulhofer-Wohl presents a compelling case for why we must think anew about how civil wars end and how the concept of quagmire can aid us in this task. His book is essential reading for scholars interested in war-termination, civil war, and conflict resolution.
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The tribal areas of Pakistan have played a critical role in the security of the country since Partition, particularly since the Taliban was ousted from power in 2001. Dr Farooq Yousaf’s book illustrates while militant activity has diminished in recent times, the law-and-order situation in the tribal areas remains precarious.
Sue Boyd was a trailblazing diplomat at a time when women were just starting to make a name for themselves in the Australian government. Her memoir provides a wealth of detail on the difficulties she faced and the substantial contributions she made to Australian international affairs.