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Super-powers and the Afganistan conflict.

John Adesanya Akiboye

Super-powers and the Afganistan conflict.

by John Adesanya Akiboye

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Published in Bradford .
Written in English


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M.A. dissertation. Typescript.

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Canada's role in the Afghanistan war was to deploy Canadian military forces to partner with American military forces in fighting Afghanistan following the tragic September 11 terrorist attacks. “Understanding War in Afghanistanis an excellent book for journeyman students of Afghanistan. Not only does it give them a summary of Afghanistan’s colorful geography and history, but it also presents an up-to-date picture of where the war is heading and an informed discussion of the range of choice for Afghanistan and its allies.

Afghanistan's Endless War: State Failure, Regional Politics, and the Rise of the Taliban. Seattle: University of Washington Press, New York Review of Books. June. Published by Routledge This is the first book to provide a comprehensive assessment of small arms and security-related issues in post-9/11 Afghanistan.


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