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Afghanistan: more echoes of the Soviet experience

Kalinovsky, Artemy (2010) Afghanistan: more echoes of the Soviet experience. International Affairs at LSE (15 Oct 2010). Website.

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Over at Slate, Frank Kaplan writes that NATO forces in Afghanistan are starting to shift their focus from the state-building aspects of COIN to more traditional military operations. Not that the state building effort is dead, writes Kaplan, but “U.S. and NATO officers, intelligence analysts, and other officials and advisers now believe that our objectives in the Afghanistan war can no longer be accomplished in sufficiently short time through COIN alone or even through a COIN-dominant strategy.”

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Additional Information: © 2010 The Author(s)
Divisions: IGA: LSE IDEAS
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
J Political Science > JK Political institutions (United States)
U Military Science > U Military Science (General)
Date Deposited: 03 Jul 2017 14:19
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 18:11

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