TITLE

The Neglected Front

AUTHOR(S)
Kitfield, James
PUB. DATE
February 2008
SOURCE
National Journal;2/9/2008, Vol. 40 Issue 6, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article details the status and the result of the war in Afghanistan. After investing more than six years and $120 billion in Afghanistan, the U.S. and its allies have at best fought the Taliban to a violent draw. Experts have noted that the fact that the Taliban's top leadership and organizers have a sanctuary across the border in Pakistan is perhaps the most complicating factor of the Afghan insurgency. According to the bipartisan Afghanistan Study Group, progress is under serious threat from resurgent violence and lack of confidence.
ACCESSION #
30060281

 

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