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Funding the enemy : how US taxpayers bankroll the Taliban

Author: Douglas A Wissing
Publisher: Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the mismanagement of American aid to Afghanistan and how these taxpayer dollars have wound up in the coffers of the Taliban, effectively losing the war for the United States.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas A Wissing
ISBN: 9781616146030 1616146036
OCLC Number: 761196057
Notes: Maps on lining papers.
Description: 396 p., [8] p. of plates : col. ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Timeline of key events in Afghanistan War --
Outsourcing and incoming, 2001 --
True peace, 2002 --
The creeping mission : development and the military --
Making some arrangements : the United States, opium, and the Afghans --
Loss of focus --
All together : the culture of corruption --
The neo-Taliban : a learning organization --
Housecats of Kabul --
The afterthought war : zigzag strategies --
The broken agency : USAID --
The COIN flip --
The realization --
They get that : agricultural development in Afghanistan --
Change-management strategy --
The complexities --
The perfect war --
The way.
Responsibility: Douglas A. Wissing.

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Explores the mismanagement of American aid to Afghanistan and how these taxpayer dollars have wound up in the coffers of the Taliban, effectively losing the war for the United States.

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