Frontier of Fear: Confronting the Taliban on Pakistan’s Border by D.L. Gosling

A review by Reginald Massey The North West Frontier of India was always known as a restive region and it was in the capital city of Peshawar that the Church Missionary Society founded a high school in 1855 and named it after Sir Herbert Edwardes, a soldier-administrator who was deeply involved with the work of the Society. The students, often the sons of Frontier chiefs, took to cricket with enthusiasm and became ideal public school boys. Much later the school became a college level institution and is even today regarded…

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