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No easy task : fighting in Afghanistan

Author: Bernd Horn; Emily Spencer
Publisher: Toronto [Ont.] : Dundurn, ©2012
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Afghanistan has long been considered the graveyard of empires. Throughout their history, Afghans have endured the ravages of foreign invaders, from marauding hordes and imperial armies to global superpowers, while demonstrating a fierce independence and strong resistance to outside occupiers.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Military history
Additional Physical Format: Print version
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bernd Horn; Emily Spencer
ISBN: 9781459701649 145970164X 9781459701632 1459701631
OCLC Number: 1062930883
Description: 1 online resource (331 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations, 1 map, portraits, digital file
Contents: Adjust Your Sights: Leading Issues Likely to Arise in Any Counter-Insurgency Campaign / Michael A. Hennessy --
The Quagmire of Great Powers: Dealing with the Afghan Way of War / Tony Balasevicius --
Public Opinion Matters: The Struggle for Hearts and Minds / Emily Spencer --
Coalition Counter-Insurgency Warfare in Afghanistan / Ian Hope --
Campaigning in Afghanistan: A Uniquely Canadian Approach / Howard Coombs and Michel Gauthier --
Sustaining Those Who Dare: Logistic Observations from Contemporary Afghanistan / John Conrad --
More than Meets the Eye: The Invisible Hand of SOF in Afghanistan / Bernd Horn --
Lesson Learned: Operation Medusa and the Taliban Epiphany / Bernd Horn --
Opportunity Lost: The Canadian Involvement in the Development of the Afghan National Police / Alex D. Haynes --
Counter-Insurgency Versus "COIN" in Bazaar-e-Panjwayi and Panjwayi District, 2008- 2010: An Illustrative Study of a Canadian Problem / Sean M. Maloney.
Responsibility: edited by Bernd Horn and Emily Spencer.
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Afghanistan campaign is, of course, an ongoing important issue. Editors have written or edited a number of titles for Dundurn, including No Lack of Courage, The Difficult War, Establishing a Legacy. Read more...

 
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