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Obama and Afghanistan: Lessons from the Last War.

Kalinovsky, Artemy (2008) Obama and Afghanistan: Lessons from the Last War. International Affairs at LSE (24 Nov 2008). Website.

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If President-elect Obama makes good on his campaign promise to withdraw troops from Iraq, it would be a serious mistake to ship them to Afghanistan. The situation there requires a more comprehensive approach that emphasizes politics and diplomacy. Mr. Obama could do worse than to draw some lessons from the Soviet effort to find a political solution in the late 1980s.

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Additional Information: © 2008 The Author(s)
Divisions: IGA: LSE IDEAS
Subjects: J Political Science > JK Political institutions (United States)
J Political Science > JZ International relations
U Military Science > U Military Science (General)
Date Deposited: 05 Jul 2017 09:44
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 09:25

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