TITLE

REMEMBER AFGHANISTAN?

AUTHOR(S)
McGirk, Tim; Ware, Michael; Duffy and, Michael; Thompson, Mark
PUB. DATE
March 2004
SOURCE
Time;3/8/2004, Vol. 163 Issue 10, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article discusses the current state of affairs in Afghanistan. Significance of Afghanistan for the Bush administration in the war on terrorism; Details of president Hamid Karzai's seclusion and rule; Expected offensive of the Taliban this spring against the U.S. and its allies; Details of an offensive planned by the U.S. against the Taliban and an effort to capture or kill Osama bin Laden; Importance of upcoming elections; Rise of warlords as obstacle to progress.
ACCESSION #
12395651

 

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