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Author Tomsen, Peter, 1940-

Title The wars of Afghanistan : messianic terrorism, tribal conflicts, and the failures of great powers / Peter Tomsen.

Publication Info. New York : PublicAffairs, 2011.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Edition First edition.
Description 1 online resource (912 pages) : illustrations, maps
text rdacontent
computer rdamedia
online resource rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents part I. Tribal incubator -- part II. Fission -- part III. Mission to the Mujahidin -- part IV. America and Afghanistan.
Summary An insider's account of Afghanistan's history since the 1970s and how the CIA's covert operations and the Pentagon's military strategy have strengthened extremism in the country.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Terrorism -- Afghanistan.
Messianism -- Afghanistan.
Islam and politics -- Afghanistan.
Tribes -- Afghanistan.
Social conflict -- Afghanistan.
Great powers.
Afghanistan -- Politics and government.
Afghanistan -- History.
Afghanistan -- History, Military.
Afghanistan -- Foreign relations.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Tomsen, Peter. wars of Afghanistan : messianic terrorism, tribal conflicts, and the failures of great powers. New York : PublicAffairs, 2011 xxxviii, 850 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates ; 25 cm. 9781610392624 (OCoLC)ocn663445525 (DLC) 2010053194
ISBN 9781586487638 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1586487639 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9781610392624 (pbk.)
9781610394123 (e-book)

 
    
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