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Afghanistan from the Cold War through the War on Terror

Author: Barnett R Rubin
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2013]
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A collection of articles written from 1989 to 2009, updated for this volume.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barnett R Rubin
ISBN: 9780199791125 0199791120
OCLC Number: 768168284
Description: xxiii, 504 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Part 1. Prelude: Afghanistan between two wars, 1989-2001--
Preface to Part one: Helping Afghanistan --
Afghanistan in the international system --
The political economy of war and peace in Afghanistan --
Arab Islamists in Afghanistan --
Part 2. National building lite --
Preface to Part two: Afghans can be our allies --
A blueprint for Afghanistan --
The politics of center-periphery relations in Afghanistan with Helena Malikyar --
Transitional justice and human rights in Afghanistan --
Crafting a constitution for Afghanistan --
The political context of public administration reform in Afghanistan --
Peace building, state building : constructing sovereignty for security --
The politics of security in postconflict state building --
Regional issues in the reconstruction of Afghanistan with Andrea Armstrong --
Afghanistan's uncertain transition from turmoil to normalcy --
Afghanistan 2005 and beyond : prospects for improved stability reference document with Humayun Hamidzada and Abby Stoddard --
Part 3. Back to war --
Preface to Part three: The death of an Afghan optimist --
Saving Afghanistan --
Resolving the Pakistan-Afghanistan stalemate with Abubakar Siddique --
Counternarcotics to stabilize Afghanistan : the false promise of crop eradication with Jake Sherman --
Afghan dilemmas : defining commitments --
The transformation of the Afghan state --
From great game to grand bargain : ending chaos in Afghanistan and Pakistan with Ahmed Rashid --
The way forward in Afghanistan : end the War on Terror --
Epilogue: A tribe apart : Afghan elites face a corrosive past.
Responsibility: Barnett R. Rubin.
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A collection of articles written from 1989 to 2009, updated for this volume.

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"A longtime policy wonk and adviser to the U.N. and the U.S., Rubin spent decades deliberating upon best practices for saving Afghanistan from its chronic tribulations. His sustained analyses and Read more...

 
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