Democracy without democrats?

The book covers the broad sweep of Pakistan history post 1989, but it is an insider's account of the inner workings of the army for the three-and-a-half years from 1989 to 1992

Pakistan Adrift Navigating Troubled Waters Asad Durrani Context 273 pages; Rs 699   Lieutenant General Asad Durrani, a former head of the Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) of Pakistan, was in the news recently as co-author of a set of conversations with a former head of India’s external intelligence agency — RAW. The novelty of this, a serious but cordial conversation between RAW and the ISI, gave that book a wide readership and for many, in both India and Pakistan, a certain notoriety. His new book Pakistan Adrift will certainly be of ...