July 2012
New Yorker;7/9/2012, Vol. 88 Issue 20, p54
The article examines the status of Afghanistan leading up to the 2014 withdrawal of U.S. troops and the possible consequences. Particular attention is given to the possibility of a civil war, similar to one experienced in the 1990s when the Soviet Union-supported government was overthrown. Other topics discussed include the Taliban, Afghan militia groups, and the Afghan Army.


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