Afghanistan: Alternative Futures and Their Implications

Mukhtar, Naveed
June 2011
Parameters: U.S. Army War College;Summer2011, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p62
Academic Journal
The article looks at conditions in Afghanistan and the status of the Afghan War as of 2011. The author states that the country's stability following the planned withdrawal of U.S. troops depends on constructive involvement by the neighboring countries, particularly Pakistan. He suggests different possible outcomes depending on whether the Taliban insurgency remains active and whether the government moves toward centralization or toward power sharing.


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