TITLE

Afghanistan: facing up to the facts and figures

PUB. DATE
August 2009
SOURCE
New Statesman;8/17/2009, Vol. 138 Issue 4962, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presented are maps, statistics and graphs illustrating the conduct of the war in Afghanistan, the demographic components of Afghanistan, and the social conditions of the Afghan people.
ACCESSION #
43686605

 

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