What Went Wrong in Afghanistan?: Understanding Counter-insurgency Efforts in Tribalized Rural and Muslim Environments

What Went Wrong in Afghanistan?: Understanding Counter-insurgency Efforts in Tribalized Rural and Muslim Environments

by Metin Gurcan

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781911096009
Publisher: Helion & Company, Limited
Publication date: 09/02/2016
Series: Wolverhampton Military Studies Series
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

After graduating from the Turkish War Academy in 1998 Metin Gurcan joined the Turkish Special Forces and served in Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Kosovo and Iraq as the military adviser/liaison officer between 2000-2008. In 2008-2010 he achieved an

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations viii

Foreword ix

Preface xi

1 What is Tribalized Rural Muslim Environment (TRME)? 29

2 Afghanistan: A View from the Ground 67

3 The Other Side of the COIN in Afghanistan 92

4 Conclusion 126

Bibliography 132

Index 135

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