About Dr. Ayesha Siddiqa
The writer of this military novel is Dr. Ayesha Siddiqa, She lived in Islamabad, Pakistan Born in 7 April 1966, also known for civilian military scientist. She was also a former bureaucrat. She regular write regularly columns for English news papers Dawn newspapers, Daily Times and Express Tribune. The columns published every Friday.in 1996 She graduated from King’s College London where she did PhD in war War studies. She mostly writes about Pakistan military that how Pakistani military invest in business and write about civil-military relations in Pakistan. She work as a civil servant for 11 years. She also worked as a Director of Naval Research in Pakistan Navy. She took two year for this book and her research take three years.
About Book Military Inc.: Inside Pakistan’s Military Economy
Its a book about Pakistan Military’s Economic activities, The book is divided into 10 chapters. She tells the “military capital that is used for the personal benefit of the military fraternity but is neither recorded nor part of the defence budget” And tell how military control over economic resources.
List of Chapters
Chapter 1: Military-Civilian relationship in the world
Chapter 2: Pakistan’s Army and political matters, Influence of Army in political matters.
Chapter 3: Evolution of the Military Class
Chapter 4: Structure of the economic empire
Chapter 5: Military business activities during 1954 to 1977
Chapter 6: Pakistan Military Business during 1977 to 2005
Chapter 7: Land acquisition for armed forces and officers
Chapter 8: Welfare program for serving and retired Military personnel
Chapter 9: Military Economy Analyzes
Chapter 10: Military Economy Future of Pakistan
On the launching of book the Ayesha Siddiqa said “Over the past three years a lot of my friends have advised me not to publish this book. They think I have suicidal tendencies.” General retired Talat Hussain said that “Ms Siddiqa is a courageous researcher. This area has always been considered a sacred cow in our society.”
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