-Nicholas Burns, Professor of the Practice of Diplomacy and International Politics, Harvard University and formerly U.S. Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs
"An important study into the complexities of language and history in Pakistan which offers unique insights into the fragility of Pakistan as a nation. No country in the world is more important to America than Pakistan and this book helps us understand it better."
-Bruce Riedel, Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution
"Today, when all eyes are focused on Pakistan ... Alyssa Ayres has provided an insightful analysis of Pakistan's domestic cultural complexities. ... Ayres brings cultural issues and trends squarely into the discourse of national polity. This is a rare feat."
-Vishakha N. Desai, President, Asia Society