TITLE

Something from Nothing: 'The conflict in Central Asia will likely mark the end of the current era of counterinsurgency.'

AUTHOR(S)
Exum, Andrew
PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
Boston Review;Jan/Feb2010, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article presents the author's views regarding the counterinsurgency move of the U.S. in Afghanistan. He asserts that the conflict in Central Africa will possibly mark the end of the third counterinsurgency era. The author recalls the statement from Michael Semple, who experienced working in Afghanistan and Pakistan, believes that the Taliban and its allies cannot win and that the balance of power has shifted toward the Taliban's natural enemies.
ACCESSION #
47725080

 

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