TITLE

Is This How It Ends in Afghanistan?

AUTHOR(S)
Gaskell, Stephanie
PUB. DATE
October 2013
SOURCE
Government Executive;Oct2013, Vol. 45 Issue 7, p35
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Taliban and criminals could capitalize on the instability in Afghanistan and are searching for a piece of the political pie with the hope of returning to strict Islamic rule. Joseph Dunford, the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan, says there are only about 75 members of al Qaeda left in the country and Taliban is positioning itself for some sort of political solution with the government of Afghanistan . Moreover, the poor economic conditions are helpful to Taliban.
ACCESSION #
90598466

 

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