Afghanistan : What Everyone Needs to Know (R)
Laden, whose attack on 9/11 Towers ushered in the Global War on Terror, drew tens of thousands of American troops to the country, where they remain today.
In Afghanistan: What Everyone Needs to Know (R), leading scholar Barnett R. Rubin provides an overview of this complicated nation. After providing a concise history of Afghanistan, he explores the various peoples and cultures of the country and its relations with neighbors like Pakistan and Iran. He also provides an authoritative overview of the conflicts that have plagued the country since the Soviet invasion. Both wide-ranging and pithy, this book explains why Afghanistan matters
and what its possible future might look like.
- Paperback | 352 pages
- 139 x 211 x 28mm | 392g
- 22 Oct 2020
- Oxford University Press Inc
- New York, United States
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Table of contents
Chapter 1: Afghanistan Seen by Others
Chapter 2: The Land and the People
Chapter 3: State and Politics
Chapter 4: Communist Coup, Islamic Resistance
Chapter 5: Civil War: Islamic State to Islamic Emirate
Chapter 6: 9/11, International Intervention, and the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
Chapter 7: Reconstruction and Development
Chapter 8: Narcotics and Counter-Narcotics
Chapter 9: More War, Insurgency, and Counterinsurgency
Chapter 10: Peace or More War?
About Barnett R. Rubin