Shuja Nawaz . . . is undoubtedly superbly qualified to write a book about the US-Pakistan bilateral relationship. . . . Given his professional and personal background, Nawaz is highly regarded in both Washington and Islamabad, and this is why this book is such a valuable contribution to better understanding this critical 70-year-old bilateral relationship.
Among the large number of fine books on Pakistan in recent years by academics, think-tank scholars, and practitioners, Shuja Nawaz’s The Battle for Pakistan stands apart. . . Where Nawaz’s book is most distinguishable is his ability to write about both countries with the detachment of an outsider and access of a trusted insider. . . . The Battle for Pakistan is a thoroughly sourced, superbly written book providing comprehensive, richly detailed discussions of several dimensions of Pakistan’s troubled relations with the US, mostly covering the period from 2008 through 2019.
11/16/2020 - The Naples Council on World Affairs featured author Shuja Nawaz for a live-streamed video lecture on the subject of his book. Link: https://ncwa-fl.org/