TITLE

A Turnaround Strategy

AUTHOR(S)
Zakaria, Fareed
PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
Newsweek (Pacific Edition);2/9/2009 (Pacific Edition), Vol. 153 Issue 6, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author provides four ideas for strategies in 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 mentions the importance of strengthening the legitimacy of the Afghan government and talking to the Taliban in order to create conditions that will promote reconciliation. He also says that the United States should pressure Pakistan to dismantle terrorist networks.
ACCESSION #
36603307

 

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