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Expeditionary eagles : outmaneuvering the Taliban

Author: H J Poole; Ray L Smith
Publisher: Emerald Isle, NC : Posterity Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book offers an interesting strategic analysis of the war in Afghanistan plus small-unit tactics and techniques.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: H J Poole; Ray L Smith
ISBN: 9780981865928 0981865925
Language Note: Text in English.
OCLC Number: 651045706
Notes: "Illustrated"
Description: xxiii, 314 p. : ill., maps ; 22 cm.
Contents: Part one: The full extent of the problem --
What lies behind all the Afghan turmoil? --
The Afghan Taliban's Karachi home --
The Pakistani Taliban's Islamabad offensive --
Al-Qaeda's hidden influence --
The drug barons --
Part two: Lessons from history --
Foreign destabilization of Afghanistan --
Unresolved issues within Pakistan --
Reasons behind the Soviet failure --
Still probable conduits and depots --
Part three: The martial part of a 4GW equation --
Changes in how the Taliban fights --
The drug runners; modus operandi --
Present U.S. strategy --
Drug interdiction tactics --
New techniques on offense --
New techniques on defense --
The village contingent option --
Epilogue.
Other Titles: Outmaneuvering the Taliban
Responsibility: H. John Poole ; foreword by Ray L. Smith.

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This book offers an interesting strategic analysis of the war in Afghanistan plus small-unit tactics and techniques.
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