TITLE

The Cost of Portraying Toughness in Afghanistan

AUTHOR(S)
Farley, Robert
PUB. DATE
June 2011
SOURCE
World Politics Review (19446284);6/15/2011, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article deals with the impact of the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan on the American strategic interests in the 21st century. The government of U.S. President Barack Obama is considering both the material costs, and the political and bureaucratic implications of continuing the Afghan War and remaining in Afghanistan. Another key consideration is the impact of such withdrawal on the government of Afghan President Hamid Karzai and its resolve to fight the Taliban.
ACCESSION #
61866937

 

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