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By Tom Lansford

The 2001 terrorist assaults at the usa shaped a part of the bigger legacy of yank interplay in Afghanistan. From the tip of worldwide conflict II onward, American overseas coverage had an important influence at the conflicts that marked the 20 th century background of this land. The function of the us used to be magnified by way of the violence of the continued inner ethnic struggles and the exterior machinations of the superpower chilly struggle competition. in keeping with the goals of the sequence, this useful new booklet: · provides a old assessment of the factors and legacy of Afghanistan's inner clash · explores the function and effect of the actors concerned, together with a few of the ethnic and spiritual teams and exterior powers reminiscent of the us and the Soviet Union · offers the framework for a broader exploration folks coverage towards Afghanistan A sour Harvest concludes with an review folks coverage and coverage recommendations.

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