Afghanistan on the Brink

January 2008
Military Technology;2008, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p338
The article discusses the rise of insurgency in Afghanistan led by the Taliban and Al-Qaeda. According to the author, insurgency arose either by political and religious concerns or by economic concerns. It cites the military mission split between the North Atlantic Treaty Organization's International Security Assistance Force (NATO-ISAF) for reconstruction and state-building, and the U.S.-led Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF), counter-terrorist operations.


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