TITLE

A Turnaround Strategy

AUTHOR(S)
Zakaria, Fareed
PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
Newsweek;2/9/2009, Vol. 153 Issue 6, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
The author provides four ideas for strategies to improve the Afghan war. He emphasizes the need for making local populations feel secure and getting the Afghan National Army and local police to do as much as possible. He also sees strengthening the legitimacy of the Afghan government as important and that it is important to talk to the Taliban in order to create conditions which will enable reconciliation. Additionally, he thinks the US should pressure Pakistan to dismantle terrorist networks.
ACCESSION #
36353057

 

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