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War in Afghanistan

Mark L. Urban

War in Afghanistan

by Mark L. Urban

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Published by Macmillan in Basingstoke .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementMark Urban.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 337 p. :
Number of Pages337
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21258076M
ISBN 100312042558

Afghanistan had been in a state of almost constant war for 20 years even before the US invaded. In , a year after a coup, the Soviet army invaded Afghanistan to support its communist government.   An edition of the investigative documentary series, Dispatches. Six months after going undercover in Afghanistan to make the acclaimed film Beneath The Veil, Dispatches reporter, Saira Shah.

“Understanding War in Afghanistan is 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 First Anglo-Afghan War (Pashto: د برتانیه افغانستان جنګ, also known by the British as the Disaster in Afghanistan) was fought between the British East India Company and the Emirate of Afghanistan from to Initially, the British successfully intervened in a succession dispute between emir Dost Mohammad and former emir Shah Shujah (), whom they installed upon Location: Afghanistan. This article has three parts. First, we briefly review the literature on the Soviet Union’s breakdown. Next, we outline the role of the Afghanistan war in the break-down of the Soviet Union and provide evidence in support of our contention. Finally, we present the conclusions of this essay. Existing explanations of the Soviet Union’s breakdown.

Today, most Westerners still see the war in Afghanistan as a contest between democracy and Islamist fanaticism. That war is real, but it sits atop an older struggle between Kabul and the countryside, between order and chaos, between a modernist impulse to join the world and the pull of an older Afghanistan - a tribal universe of village republics permeated by Islam. The Civil War: A Narrative by Shelby Foote. This epic three-volume masterpiece is to war what Gibbon’s Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire was to history. It is the definitive history of the US Civil War — it gives equal treatment to both sides, and is more than one million words, but is never boring. This book was a large part of Ken. South Asia:: Afghanistan. All Space Capital Landscapes. For more than 3, years, Kabul has occupied a strategic location along Central and Southern Asian trade routes. In the late eighteenth century, Kabul was established as Afghanistan's capital. In this false-color satellite image vegetation appears fluorescent green, urban areas range in.


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