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Afghanistn Strategic study # 8

UNDCP Afghanistan Programme

Afghanistn Strategic study # 8

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by UNDCP Afghanistan Programme

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Published by UNDCP in Kabul .
Written in English


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Pagination58 p. :
Number of Pages58
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Open LibraryOL25122766M
LC Control Number2011327138

Infoplease has everything you need to know about Afghanistan. Check out our country profile, full of essential information about Afghanistan's geography, history, government, economy, population, culture, religion and languages. If that's not enough, click over to our collection of world maps and flags. AAN contributes to book on “Education and Development in Afghanistan” Thomas Ruttig • After years of military interventions, the current situation in Afghanistan is highly ambivalent and partially contradictory – especially regarding the interplay of development, peace, security, education, and economy.

Afghanistan (/ æ f ˈ ɡ æ n ɪ s t æ n, æ f ˈ ɡ ɑː n ɪ s t ɑː n / (); Pashto/Dari: افغانستان, Pashto: Afġānistān [avɣɒnisˈtɒn, ab-], Dari: Afġānestān [avɣɒnesˈtɒn]), officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, is a landlocked country in South and Central istan is bordered by Pakistan to the east and south; Iran to the west; Turkmenistan Calling code: +   In all the strategic discussions about Gen. Stanley McChrystal's population-centric efforts in Afghanistan, combating the Taliban has been a comparatively rare point of discussion as rules of engagement have shifted to minimize collateral damage and civilian casualties, military offensives are announced publicly well in advance and emphasis has.

A New Way Forward: The Report. At nine years and counting, the U.S. war in Afghanistan is the longest in our history, surpassing even the Vietnam War, and it will shortly surpass the Soviet Union’s own extended military campaign there. Afghanistan: Background and U.S. Policy: In Brief Congressional Research Service now than at any point since , though many once-public metrics File Size: 1MB.


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