A Hard Country
PublicAffairs, $35, 558 pp.
The American raid on Osama bin Laden’s compound in Pakistan has heightened suspicion of Pakistani double-dealing and laid bare the strained relationship between the two countries. Anatol Lieven’s new book Pakistan: A Hard Country, published just before the May 2 raid, takes up many of the questions raised in the wake of Osama bin Laden’s death.
Lieven, a professor in the War Studies Department at King’s College in London and a senior fellow at the New America Foundation in...
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