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The conflict in Afghanistan

John Charles Griffiths

The conflict in Afghanistan

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Published by Rourke Enterprises in Vero Beach, Fla .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Afghanistan -- History -- Soviet occupation, 1979-1989 -- Juvenile literature

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    Discusses the origins, events, conclusion, and aftermath of the conflict in Afghanistan following the invasion by the Soviets.

    Edition Notes

    StatementJohn C. Griffiths.
    GenreJuvenile literature
    SeriesFlashpoints, Flashpoints (Vero Beach, Fla.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination77 p. :
    Number of Pages77
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23259645M
    ISBN 100865920397

    About The Book. Until his death in , Artyom Borovik was considered one of the preeminent journalists in Russia. With The Hidden War he provided the world its first glimpse inside the Soviet military machine, capturing the soldiers’ terror, helplessness, and despair at waging war in a foreign land against an unseen enemy for unclear purposes. When first published, Borovik’s.


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After laying out the challenges of the Afghan conflict in terms of objectives, strategy, and mission, case studies of 15 coalition members—each written by a country expert—discuss each country's motivation for. In Iraq and Libya, other conflicts the United States either instigated or participated in, the effort was to overturn and replace the actual government of those nations.

Even in our somewhat limited involvement in the Syrian civil war, the stated objective has been to overthrow the dictatorship of the Assad government. Understanding War in Afghanistan by Joseph J.

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Learn about the War in Afghanistan and keep up with recent developments on the Center for Preventive Action’s Global Conflict Tracker. Ahmed Rashid New York Review of Books Septem   Ethnic and tribal loyalties in Afghanistan provided the lethal cocktail for the violent conflict that engulfed the country following the collapse of the Soviet backed government in The ensuing fighting between mujahideen groups paved the way for the tectonic social and political shifts, which continue to shape events today.

What accounts for the emergence of ethnicity, as the main cause. A SUNDAY TIMES BOOK OF THE YEAR Afghanistan was an unwinnable war. This definitive account explains why. It could have been a very different story.

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The Soviet–Afghan War was a conflict wherein insurgent groups known collectively as the mujahideen, as well as smaller Maoist groups, fought a guerrilla war against the Soviet Army and the Democratic Republic of Afghanistan government for over nine years, throughout the s, mostly in Location: Afghanistan.

Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, military action carried out in late December by Soviet troops. The Soviet Union intervened in support of the Afghan communist government in its conflict with anti-communist Muslim guerrillas during the Afghan War (–92) and remained in Afghanistan.

THE COST OF WAR Afghan Experiences of Conflict, – Introduction With the political instability and upheaval that began in the late s, Afghanistan descended into a pattern of conflict, instability and chaos that has continued through the present.

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What We Won America's Secret War in. The Afghan-Pakistan conflict is a complex conflict that covers two countries and has ideological, political, governance, economic, military, and security dimensions that are extremely difficult to measure and portray in summary form.

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