Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC)
Library,Documentation and Information Science Division

“A research journal serves that narrow

borderland which separates the known from the unknown”

-P.C.Mahalanobis


Normal view MARC view ISBD view

Toughing it out in Afghanistan [electronic resource] / Michael E. O'Hanlon, Hassina Sherjan.

By: O'Hanlon, Michael E.
Contributor(s): Sherjan, Hassina | Brookings Institution.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, c2010Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 164 p.) : ill., maps.ISBN: 9780815704348 (electronic bk.); 0815704348 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Afghan War, 2001- | Afghanistan -- Strategic aspects | United States -- Military policy | Counterinsurgency -- Afghanistan | Taliban | HISTORY -- Military -- Afghan War (2001- )Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Toughing it out in Afghanistan.DDC classification: 958.104/7 Online resources: EBSCOhost
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.
Tags from this library: No tags from this library for this title. Log in to add tags.
No physical items for this record

Includes index.

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.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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.

Description based on print version record.

There are no comments for this item.

Log in to your account to post a comment.
Library, Documentation and Information Science Division, Indian Statistical Institute, 203 B T Road, Kolkata 700108, INDIA
Phone no. 91-33-2575 2100, Fax no. 91-33-2578 1412, ksatpathy@isical.ac.in


Visitor Counter