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William Maley provides an authoritative account of the waves of conflict which, for nearly a quarter of a century, devastated much of the country. This new edition has been updated throughout in the light of the latest research and features a new final chapter which examines post-Taliban Afghanistan, bringing the story up to the present day.

About the Author

WILLIAM MALEY is Professor and Director of the Asia-Pacific College of Diplomacy at The Australian National University, Australia.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements

Map

Introduction

The Road to War

Soviet Strategy, Tactics and Dilemmas

The Development of Afghan Resistance

The Karmal Period 1979-1986

The Najibullah-Gorbachev Period 1986-1989

The Road to Soviet Withdrawal

The Consequences of the Soviet-Afghan War

The Interregnum of Najibullah 1989-92

The Rise and Fall of the Rabbani Government 1992-96

The Rise and Rule of the Taliban 1994-2001

The Fall of the Taliban

Post-Taliban Afghanistan

References

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780230213142
Author:
Maley, William
Publisher:
Palgrave MacMillan
Subject:
General History
Subject:
General
Subject:
Middle East - General
Subject:
Military - Other
Subject:
Modern - 20th Century
Subject:
Military - General
Subject:
Asia - Central Asia
Subject:
Middle East
Subject:
Military-General History
Edition Description:
Palgrave Paperback
Series:
Twentieth Century Wars
Publication Date:
20090931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Maps
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
9.07 x 5.67 x 0.84 in

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