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- DescriptionA decade after the US-led invasion of Afghanistan in October 2001, the country continues to face a growing insurgency and crises of governance. The Afghanistan Conflict and Australia's Role tackles a number of critical dimensions - politics, society, military, and reconstruction - of this conflict from a range of perspectives. This book unpacks the nature and complexity of the conflict at national and international levels. It makes a critical assessment of the performance of President Hamid Karzai and his government, and the efforts made by the international community, the US and its NATO and n-NATO allies in particular, to stabilise, rebuild and secure Afghanistan as a viable state. In addition, it examines critically the role played by Australia in the conflict. The conclusions are far-reaching, with relevance to anyone interested in the interconnectedness of many contemporary issues - governance, democratisation, development, the role of the media, and counterinsurgency.
- Author BiographyAmin Saikal is the author of numerous works on the Middle East, Central Asia, and Russia. His latest books include The Rise and Fall of the Shah: Iran from Autocracy to Religious Rule, Modern Afghanistan: A History of Struggle and Survival and Islam and the West: Conflict or Cooperation?.
- Author(s)Amin Saikal
- PublisherMelbourne University Press
- Date of Publication05/06/2011
- SubjectInternational Relations
- Series TitleIslamic Studies Series
- Place of PublicationMelbourne
- Country of PublicationAustralia
- ImprintAcademic Monographs
- Weight250 g
- Width139 mm
- Height211 mm
- Spine13 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (UK)
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