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Afghanistan

Author: Jann Einfeld
Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press/Thomson-Gale, ©2005.
Series: Current controversies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Scholars, officials, politicians, and warlords debate the progress and prospects of the war-weary Afghan people as they strive to rebuild their country and reshape their destiny.
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Genre/Form: History
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Afghanistan.
Detroit : Greenhaven Press/Thomson-Gale, ©2005
(DLC) 2004054298
(OCoLC)55765489
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jann Einfeld
ISBN: 0737724706 9780737724707
OCLC Number: 894797184
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (188 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Ch. 1 Has Afghanistan Made Progress Since the U.S.-Led War Against Taliban? Overview: achievements and challenges in postwar Afghanistan / Ray Salvatore Jennings --
Yes, Afghanistan Has Made Progress : Afghanistan has made significant progress / Hamid Karzai --
The new Constitution is proof of political progress in Afghanistan / Zalmay Khalilzad --
Optimism for progress in Afghanistan is warranted / the Economist --
Economic progress and security are evident in postwar Afghanistan / John Jennings --
No, The Situation in Afghanistan is Deteriorating : The Taliban's resurgence threatens Afghanistan's reconstruction / Phil Zabriskie --
Afghan Warlords are undermining democracy in Afghanistan / Omar Zakhilwal --
Afghanistan's new Constitution is flawed / Amin Tarzi --
Afghanistan is becoming a narco-mafia state / April Witt --
Ch. 2 Has the Human Rights Situation in Afghanistan Improved Since the Fall of the Taliban? Yes, The Human Rights Situation Has Improved : Afghanistan's independent Human Rights Commission is protecting human rights / Sima Samar --
Afghanistan has made progress in improving the lives of its women and children / Edward Carwardine --
Afghan women's lives have improved / Sally Armstrong --
The Afghan government has assisted the safe return and reintegration of Afghan refugees / the Consultative Group on Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons in Afghanistan --
No, The Human Rights Situation Has Not Improved : Continued human rights abuses threaten Afghanistan's progress / Human Rights Watch --
The Afghan people are still terrorized and exploited / Noor Beasharat --
Afghan women's lives have not improved / Mariam Rawi --
Returned Afghan refugees live in dire conditions / Ilene R. Prusher. Ch. 3 Should the United States and the International Community Continue to Play an Active Role in Afghanistan? Overview: a debate on international involvement in Afghanistan's reconstruction / Tariq Ali and Mike O'Brien --
Yes, The United States and the International Community Should Continue to Support Afghanistan's Reconstruction : Continued support for Afghanistan by the international community is vital to global security / Ishaq Sharyar --
The international community must help Afghanistan establish peace / Kofi Annan --
The United States must aid Afghanistan in order to fight terrorism / Martin Ewans --
No, The United States and the International Community Should Limit Their Role in Afghanistan : The United States should not pursue nation-building in Afghanistan / Subodh Atal --
The American infidels must get out of Afghanistan or risk catastrophic consequences / Gulbuddin Hekmatyar --
Further involvement in Afghanistan threatens America's security / Ron Paul --
Ch. 4 What Form of Government is Best for Afghanistan? The U.S. Presidential model of democracy is best for Afghanistan / Hamid Karzai --
The U.S. Presidential model of democracy will fail in Afghanistan / Peter van Onselen and Wayne Errington --
A democratic nation-state may not be the best model for Afghanistan / Matthew Riemer --
Capitalism, not democracy, is the preferred system for Afghanistan / Steven E. Landsburg --
Authoritarianism is the best system for Afghanistan / Robert J. Barro --
An Islamic state is best for Afghanistan / Yusuf Patel --
Afghanistan should be reconstructed as an Islamic democracy / Luke Thomas --
Implementing democracy too soon in Afghanistan is dangerous / Michael Massing.
Series Title: Current controversies.
Responsibility: Jann Einfeld, book editor.

Abstract:

Scholars, officials, politicians, and warlords debate the progress and prospects of the war-weary Afghan people as they strive to rebuild their country and reshape their destiny.

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