TITLE

THE CASE AGAINST A SURGE

AUTHOR(S)
Zakaria, Fareed
PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
Newsweek (Atlantic Edition);10/19/2009 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 154 Issue 16, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article argues that the U.S. does not need to commit additional troops to the Afghan War. In the author's view the U.S. has enjoyed considerable success in its primary goal of disrupting Al Qaeda. He believes that the U.S. should maintain current troop levels and work with the Afghan government toward dissolving the good relations some Pashtun tribes have with the Taliban.
ACCESSION #
44701893

 

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