Decentering Kabul

October 2010
Wilson Quarterly;Autumn2010, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p71
A summary is presented of the article "Defining Success in Afghanistan" by Stephen Biddle, Fotini Christia, and J. Alexander Thier in the July-August 2010 issue of "Foreign Affairs." It discusses the historic unworkability of centralized government in Afghanistan, and recommend as an alternative either decentralized democracy or a mix of democratic and nondemocratic territories.


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