Afghanistan : state and society, great power politics, and the way ahead : findings from an international conference, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2007 / editors, Cheryl Benard ... [et al.] ; contributors, Peter Viggo Jakobsen ... [et al.]

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Subjects: Nation-building--Afghanistan--Congresses
Afghanistan--Politics and government--2001---Congresses
Afghanistan--Foreign relations--Congresses
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Santa Monica, CA : RAND Corporation, 2008
Series: Conference proceedings
Conference proceedings (Rand Corporation)
LC Classification: D, DS
Physical Description: xiii, 92 p. : ill., maps ; 28 cm
Table of Contents: Figures and Tables
Ch 1. Introduction / Peter Dahl Thruelsen, Kristen Cordell 1
Ch. 2. U.S. Interests and Stakes in Afghanistan: In for the Long Haul or Gone Tommorrow? / Peter Viggo Jakobsen 3
Ch. 3. Understanding Iranian Strategy in Afghanistan / Michael Rubin 11
Ch. 4. Afghanistan and the Boomerang Effect / Mikkel Vedby Rasmussen 17
Ch. 5. Hokumat Versus Yaghistan: The Historical Challenge of State/Tribe Conflict to State building in Afghanistan / Ali Alfoneh 23
Ch. 6. The Tribal Structure of Waziristan: Implications for Counterterrorism Policy in Afghanistan and Pakistan / Angel Rabasa 29
Ch. 7. Sad Wisdom of Hindsight: Soviet Intervention in Afghanistan (1979-1989) / Pavel K. Baev 37
Ch. 8. The Next Afghanistan / Cheryl Benard 47
Ch. 9. Are We Learning? Military Engagements: The Taliban, Past and Present / Samina Ahmed 55
Ch. 10. Afghanistan: Prospects for Nation Building / Ali Jalali 63
Ch. 11. How to Create a Success for the Afghan National Security Forces / Peter Dahl Thruelsen 67
Ch. 12. Afghanistan at the Crossroads / Obaid Younossi, Khalid Nadiri 75
References 85
Additional Authors: Benard, Cheryl, 1953-
Jakobsen, Peter Viggo
Center for Middle East Public Policy (Rand Corporation)
Notes: LCCN: 2008014940
ISBN: 9780833044150 (pbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN: 083304415X (pbk. : alk. paper)
"RAND Center for Middle East Public Policy."
Includes bibliographical references (p. 85-92)
Contents: U.S. interests and stakes in Afghanistan : in for the long haul or gone tomorrow? / Peter Viggo Jakobsen -- Understanding Iranian strategy in Afghanistan / Michael Rubin -- Afghanistan and the boomerang effect / Mikkel Vedby Rasmussen -- Hokumat vs. Yaghistan : the historical challenge of state-tribe conflict to state building in Afghanistan / Ali Alfoneh -- The tribal structure of Waziristan : implications for counter-terrorism policy in Afghanistan and Pakistan / Angel Rabasa -- Sad wisdom of hindsight : Soviet intervention in Afghanistan (1979-1989) / Pavel K. Baev -- Are we learning? : military engagement : the Taliban, past, and present / Samina Ahmed -- The next Afghanistan / Cheryl Benard -- Afghanistan's prospects of nation building / Ali A. Jalali -- How to create a success for the Afghan national security forces / Peter Dahl Thruelsen -- Afghanistan at the cross roads / Obaid Younossi and Khalid H. Nadiri
OCLC Number: 220100878
ISBN/ISSN: 9780833044150