The Afghanistan Wars / Edition 1

The Afghanistan Wars / Edition 1

by William Maley
     
 

ISBN-10: 0333802918

ISBN-13: 9780333802915

Pub. Date: 10/01/2002

Publisher: Palgrave-UK-USA

Maley offers a valuable insight into Afghanistan's wars and the domestic, regional, and international politics that have exposed the population of what was once one of the most stable states in Asia to enormous damage.

Overview

Maley offers a valuable insight into Afghanistan's wars and the domestic, regional, and international politics that have exposed the population of what was once one of the most stable states in Asia to enormous damage.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780333802915
Publisher:
Palgrave-UK-USA
Publication date:
10/01/2002
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
0.79(w) x 5.50(h) x 8.50(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgementsviii
Mapx
Introduction1
1The Road to War5
2Soviet Strategy, Tactics, and Dilemmas37
3The Development of Afghan Resistance57
4The Karmal Period, 1979-198685
5The Najibullah-Gorbachev Period, 1986-1989108
6The Road to Soviet Withdrawal126
7Consequences of the Soviet-Afghan War153
8The Interregnum of Najibullah, 1989-1992168
9The Rise and Fall of the Rabbani Government, 1992-1996194
10The Rise and Rule of the Taliban, 1994-2001218
11The Fall of the Taliban251
References284
Index322

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