TITLE

War Without End

AUTHOR(S)
Moreau, Ron
PUB. DATE
December 2011
SOURCE
Newsweek (Atlantic Edition);12/20/2011 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 158 Issue 26, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines the state of the Afghan war after a full decade of combat. It describes how U.S. forces, their Afghan government allies, and the Taliban have weaknesses and vulnerabilities that preclude a decisive victory. It cites the effectiveness of the U.S. commando night raids against the Taliban. The article also considers the lack of leadership in the Taliban's top tanks and Pakistan as obstacles to peace.
ACCESSION #
70354629

 

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