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Afghanistan from the cold war through the war on terror

Author: Barnett R Rubin
Publisher: Oxford Press paperback. [2015] ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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: 0190229276 9780190229276
OCLC Number: 905378579
Description: xxiii, 504 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 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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Combining a deep knowledge of recent Afghan history with unmatched expertise on the current crises there, Afghanistan in the Post-Cold War Era will stand as an authoritative modern overview of this  Read more...

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If published a decade ago, the insights in Barney Rubin's book could have prevented the Americanization of the war in Afghanistan. His words are steeped in that quixotic country." - -Leslie H. Gelb, Read more...

 
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