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Winning in Afghanistan

Anthony H. Cordesman

Winning in Afghanistan

creating effective Afghan security forces

by Anthony H. Cordesman

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Published by CSIS Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • National security -- Afghanistan,
  • Internal security -- Afghanistan,
  • Afghanistan -- Military policy,
  • Afghanistan -- Armed Forces,
  • Afghanistan -- Politics and government -- 2001-

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementAnthony H. Cordesman, David Kasten, Adam Mausner.
    ContributionsKasten, David., Mausner, Adam.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUA853.A3 C67 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23174866M
    ISBN 109780892065660
    LC Control Number2009008008

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Winning in Afghanistan: creating effective Afghan security forces. [Anthony H Cordesman; Adam Mausner; David Kasten] -- Details the establishment of the Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF). Examines future prospects of this force by analyzing its strengths and weaknesses, and views these within a broader context of.

The Taliban are winning in Afghanistan because they are not losing. The United States is losing because it is not winning.

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