This book describes the conduct of the US-led post-9/11 war in Afghanistan via a long-term historical perspective. It investigates the reasons behind Washingtonas entrapment in a self-sustaining overreach, emphasizing policy mistakes made in late 2001 and the contradictions associated with foreign-led democratization and state-building.See also military entanglement Great Game, xviiaxviii, xxiin36, 78, 111a112 Greco-Bactrian Kingdoms, xviii Greece, 10, ... Pakistan (TTP); terrorism Finn, Robert P., 143 FM 3-24 (US Army Field Manual), 198a199, 211a212, 215, 224n230, 226.
|Title||:||Hubris, Self-Interest, and America's Failed War in Afghanistan|
|Author||:||Thomas P. Cavanna|
|Publisher||:||Rowman & Littlefield - 2015-07-22|