Afghanistan : how the West lost its way / Tim Bird and Alex Marshall

Author(s): Bird, Tim, 1962-
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Subjects: Afghan War, 2001-
Strategy
North Atlantic Treaty Organization--Afghanistan
United States. Army--History--Afghan War, 2001-
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New Haven : Yale University Press, c2011
LC Classification: D, DS
Physical Description: 303 p. : map ; 25 cm
Additional Authors: Marshall, Alex, 1976 Nov. 2-
Notes: LCCN: 2010051043
ISBN: 9780300154573
ISBN: 0300154577
ISBN: 0978300154573 (cl : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 289-298) and index
Contents: The great enigma: Afghanistan in historical context -- 9/11 and the response, 11-25 September 2001 -- "Boots on the ground": from the arrival of the CIA to the emergency Loya Jirga, 26 September 2001-June 2002 -- "Taking the eye off the ball?" The roots of Taliban revival in Afghanistan, 2002-05 -- Return to the "forgotten war," 2006-08 -- The Pakistan problem -- Silver bullets and the search for an exit, 2009-11
OCLC Number: 670481371
ISBN/ISSN: 9780300154573
0300154577
0978300154573