29 Sep '15, 3pm

Afghanistan and the Defeat in Kunduz: The Crisis in Transition

Afghanistan and the Defeat in Kunduz: The Crisis in Transition by Anthony Cordesman, Center for Strategic & International Studies The Taliban’s capture of Kunduz does mark its first major capture of a major urban area, but it is only a symptom of a much broader crisis in the Transition process in what has begun to approach a forgotten war… Read on and download Afghanistan and 'Failed State Wars': The Need for a Realistic Transition . Average: 0 Your rating: None About the Author Center for Strategic & International Studies The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) is a prominent American think tank based in Washington, D.C., in the United States. The center conducts policy studies and strategic analyses of political, economic and security issues throughout the world, with a specific focus on issues concerning international relations, trade, technology, fina...

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