Westad, O.A, Shea, Jamie, Giustozzi, Antonio, Pothier, Fabrice and Misra, Amalendu (2009) Afghanistan: now you see me? IDEAS reports - strategic updates, Kitchen, Nicholas (ed.) SU001. LSE IDEAS, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.Full text not available from this repository.
With a sustained drawdown of troops from Iraq Afghanistan has become the focus of the West’s military engagements in the region. The initially well-supported response to the attacks of September 11th had lain neglected in the shadow of America’s ideological adventurism in the Middle East; and in the vacuum of political, military and economic commitment the overthrown Taliban have been resuscitated. But is the West’s renewed interest in Afghanistan too little, too late? This Strategic Update assess the challenges that the Obama administration and its allies face in reconstituting the statebuilding mission in Afghanistan.
|Item Type:||Monograph (Report)|
|Additional Information:||© 2009 The Authors|
|Library of Congress subject classification:||J Political Science > JZ International relations|
|Sets:||Research centres and groups > LSE IDEAS|
|Date Deposited:||14 May 2012 13:52|
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