The Rise of the Taliban in Afghanistan Mass Mobilization, Civil War, and the Future of the Region

Neamatollah Nojumi

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Cover Type: Softcover
Book Condition: Very Good
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Publisher: Palgrave
Publisher Place: New York
Publisher Year: 2002
Edition: First Edition

Description: 260 pages. Book is in Very good condition throughout.

Publishers Description: On September 11, 2001, the world looked in horror at one of the most nefarious acts of terrorism in history. Neamatollah Nojumi explains how Afghanistan became the base for radical fundamentalism and provides critical understanding of how internal divisions and the devastating effects of foreign involvement undermined the resilience of Afghanistan's communities, led to the rise of the Taliban, and now presents a unique challenge to international efforts at nation building. As the cycle of yesterday's allies becoming today's enemies turns once again, The Rise of the Taliban in Afghanistan provides crucial insight into the tangled interaction of domestic, regional, and international politics that have bedeviled outsiders, plagued Afghans, and that threaten, absent judgement based on insight, to be a quagmire for the United States in the years ahead. This is essential reading in our troubled times.

ISBN: 9780312295844


260 pages. Book is in Very good condition throughout.

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