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Author O'Hanlon, Michael E.

Title Toughing it out in Afghanistan / Michael E. O'Hanlon, Hassina Sherjan
Published Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 164 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Foreword / Bruce Riedel -- Introduction -- The rise, fall, and resurgence of the Taliban -- The strategy -- Responding to the critics -- Measuring progress-and figuring out an exit plan -- Improving the strategy -- Appendix : excerpts from Brookings Afghanistan Index: Tracking Variables and of Reconstruction and Security in Post-9/11 Afghanistan
Summary Is Afghanistan another Vietnam, a quagmire that the United States should escape as soon as possible? Or is it a crucial war than can and must be won? The authors acknowledge current difficulties in Afghanistan but also explicate how the war-torn country can emerge as a stable sovereign nation, free from the yoke of the Taliban and al Qaeda
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Taliban.
Afghan War, 2001-
Counterinsurgency -- Afghanistan.
Afghanistan -- Strategic aspects.
United States -- Military policy.
Form Electronic book
Author Sherjan, Hassina.
Brookings Institution.
ISBN 0815704348 (electronic bk.)
9780815704348 (electronic bk.)